barred spiral galaxy

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barred spiral galaxy
barred spiral galaxy
NGC 1300

barred spiral galaxy

n.
A spiral galaxy whose inner spiral arms do not extend all the way to its center, but are connected with a bar-shaped structure that spans the galaxy center.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers measured the mass of the supermassive black hole at the center of NGC 1097 -- a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 45 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Fornax.
A prominent southern barred spiral is NGC 1365 in Fornax.
ESO 137-001 is a barred spiral galaxylocated in the cluster known as Abell 3627 (Norma Cluster).
Messier 83 has a "bar" of stars slicing through its center, leading to its classification as a barred spiral.
The video is a compilation of images of the supernova SN 2012fr in galaxy NGC 1365, also known as the Great Barred Spiral Galaxy.
M96 is a nice face-on spiral, while M95 is a notable barred spiral.
10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades.
STAR PERFORMANCE: An image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672 from NASA and the European Space Agency
A Hubble Space Telescope view of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672 - where did the stars come from?
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a strikingly detailed image of the starlit arms, glowing gas, and dark dust clouds of a galaxy known as a barred spiral.
These include M95 a Barred Spiral and M96 a spiral both easily imaged with a CCD camera.
To end this article, an introduction to another galaxy: NGC 5792, a typical barred spiral galaxy slightly elongated in an east-west direction and situated on the northern border with Virgo.