Gary Imm

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A backyard amateur astrophotographer enjoying retirement with my wife on beautiful Lake Livingston in Onalaska, Texas, about 90 minutes north of Houston.

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Flocculent Galaxies A collection by Gary Imm

The word "flocculent" comes from the Latin word floccus, which means “flock of wool”. Flocculent galaxies have discontinuous spiral arms and do not look like your "classic" spiral galaxy. About 30% of galaxies have flocculent disks.