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.
Now, however, it is firmly categorised as a barred spiral galaxy, with loosely wound arms and a relatively small central bulge.
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?
Washington, January 11 ( ANI ): A team of astronomers has crowned the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 the largest-known spiral, based on archival data from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission.
jpg" alt="Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6217 This image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217 is the first image of a celestial object taken with the newly repaired Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard the Hubble Space Telescope.