barred spiral galaxy

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barred spiral galaxy

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barred spiral galaxy

[¦bärd ¦spī·rəl ′gal·ik·sē]
(astronomy)
A spiral galaxy whose spiral arms originate at the ends of a bar-shaped structure centered at the nucleus of the galaxy.
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NGC 3313 is a photogenic face-on barred spiral with a prominent inner ring and a pair of graceful outer arms, though these were too low in surface brightness to detect.
It is one of the largest and closest barred spirals to us, and has hosted a large number of supernova explosions.
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.
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.
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.
ESO 137-001 is a barred spiral galaxylocated in the cluster known as Abell 3627 (Norma Cluster).
Washington, Jan 10 ( ANI ): The full beauty of nearby barred spiral galaxy M83 has been unveiled in all of its glory in a Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image.
From traditional observations the types of galaxies shows spirals, barred spiral and ellipticals.
Also known as Arp 77 and Bennett 10, the galaxy displays an elongated and diffused barred spiral, extending from the north-west to the south-east, with a bright bar-shaped nucleus that works up to a stellar point.
Caption: The barred spiral NGC 4911, surrounded by galactic friends in the Coma Cluster.
com/hubble-space-telescope-photographs-ngc-7640-distant-barred-spiral-galaxy-andromeda-2490705) Hubble Snaps A Distant Barred Spiral Galaxy