Lenticular galaxy

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The Spindle Galaxy (NGC 5866), a lenticular galaxy in the Draco constellation.

A lenticular galaxy is a type of galaxy which is an intermediate between an elliptical galaxy and a spiral galaxy in the Hubble sequence classification scheme. Lenticular galaxies are disc galaxies (like spiral galaxies) which have used up or lost their interstellar matter (like elliptical galaxies).

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