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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NGC 3285B, a dimmer barred spiral 18' to its southeast, only revealed a slightly out-of-round Y diaphanous halo.
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a distant pair of barred spiral galaxies merging into each other.
ESOs Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured a magnificent face-on view of the barred spiral galaxy Messier 77.
The Milky Way Galaxy is a barred spiral galaxy: a disk-shaped collection of dust, gas and billions of stars, 100,000 light-years in diameter.
The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy that has a diameter usually considered to be about 100,000--120,000 light-yearsbut may be 150,000--180,000 light-years.
This image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300.
A prominent southern barred spiral is NGC 1365 in Fornax.
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.
Messier 83 has a "bar" of stars slicing through its center, leading to its classification as a barred spiral.
M96 is a nice face-on spiral, while M95 is a notable barred spiral.
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?