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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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.
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.
NGC 7714 was probably a barred spiral galaxy before it began interacting with NGC 7715, and NGC 7715 was most likely a spiral.
A team of astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning new image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 7640.
Astronomers believe that NGC 2683 is a barred spiral galaxy, even though they cannot be seen that directly.
We have one last step to take, to the barred spiral galaxy M77 in Cetus.
The video is a compilation of images of the supernova SN 2012fr in galaxy NGC 1365, also known as the Great Barred Spiral Galaxy.
The telescope has taken a picture of a barred spiral galaxy called NGC 1073, which is found in the constellation of Cetus.
This barred spiral galaxy lies almost face-on to us, and at 63 million light-years it's one of the more distant Virgo Messiers.
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.
The face-on barred spiral galaxy NCC 4921 in Abell 1656 displays a bright core surrounded by a large low surface brightness halo.
Another galaxy that reveals a spiral structure is NCC 1365, prosaically nicknamed the Great Barred Spiral Galaxy.