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A nearby barred spiral galaxy displays dust lanes that extend away from the nucleus and follow the inner edges of the galaxy's spiral arms. Galaxies lying far behind NGC 1672 give the illusion they are embedded within it.Learn more on the Hubble Heritage website Get supporting picture information including original images, caption and facts, and astronomer biographies. Learn more in NewsCenter HubbleSite's NewsCenter is the place to find the story behind this image, along with its original news release and all related images.