Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte, a small galaxy about three million light-years away, is considered part of our Local Group of galaxies, but it's so secluded, it might not have interacted with any other galaxy in the history of the universe.
- Week's Best Space Pictures
Week's Best Space Pictures: A Loner Galaxy Gleams
The distant galaxy is so secluded, it may never have interacted with any other galaxy in the history of the universe.
Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our pick of the most awe-inspiring space pictures.
This week, astronomers check in on an extremely lonely galaxy, Ceres shows hints of a possible ancient sea, and a cargo craft bound for the International Space Station leaves a brilliant streak in the sky.