Galaxies are available in all shapes and sizes, and galaxies that are most pleasing to the eye are always in the most recognizable shapes. The dramatic spirals with outstretched hands, bursting with newborn stars, have, after all, always dropped a jaw. Messier 1
Messier 110 is what is known as an elliptical galaxy. It has no well-shaped features and is not a rotating eye candy table. It's just a big spot of stars hanging around the nearby Andromeda Galaxy. As for galaxies, it is quite small, but NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has some power to make even "small" destinations in space seem larger than life.
As NASA explains, this photo of Messier 110 reveals the true personality of the galaxy, it's not particularly intrusive or entertaining, but it is absolutely overflowing with stars, and although there are no obvious star nurseries to see, scientists believe that here new stars are still being born.
Here's what NASA has to say:
Because they have no star nurseries and contain mostly old stars, elliptical galaxies are often considered "dead" compared to their spiral relatives. However, astronomers have noticed signs of a population of young, blue stars in the center of Messier 110 – suggesting that it may not be so "dead" after all.
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Scientists study the ways galaxies are born, grow, and die but there are still so many things we don't know about the process. Observations suggest that Messier 110 is almost a burnt out galaxy full of old stars, but can such galaxies be reborn into something new or just waiting to be swallowed up by even larger galaxies like Andromeda?
These are things we still don't know and because events take billions of years, we can never understand how things are. At least we can enjoy the view.