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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Barred spiral galaxy NGC 7674 is the brighter standout and ellipitcal galaxy NGC 7675 is its fainter, smaller companion a bit more than 2' to the east.
The impact of the interaction caused NGC 4490 to lose its original shape - that of a barred spiral galaxy, like our own Milky Way - and its current shape has earned it the nickname "Cocoon Galaxy," given how its outlying regions have stretched out.
ESOs Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured a magnificent face-on view of the barred spiral galaxy Messier 77.
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.
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.
Now, however, it is firmly categorised as a barred spiral galaxy, with loosely wound arms and a relatively small central bulge.
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?
If you can see those features, you might agree that M76 does a pretty good impersonation of a barred spiral galaxy.
com/hubble-space-telescope-photographs-ngc-7640-distant-barred-spiral-galaxy-andromeda-2490705) Hubble Snaps A Distant Barred Spiral Galaxy