We can’t guarantee a perfect photo opp from our fixed vantage point of the floating space rock called Earth.
Things don’t always line up as well as NGC 5468 does in this image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Image: ESA/Hubble & NASA, W. Li et al.
Our face-on look at NGC 5468 makes it easier to spot the massive explosion created collapsing stars, or supernovae.
SEE ALSO: SpaceX sends another batch of Starlink satellites into spaceAccording to NASA, NGC 5468 has been home to five separate supernovae over the past 20 years.

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