Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

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News release ID: STScI-2005-01
Release Date: Jan 10, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

Barred spiral galaxies are so named for the central bar of stars that connects the galaxy’s spiral arms. NGC 1300 also has what is known as a "grand design" disk structure in its nucleus – a spiral within a spiral.

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Tags
Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA);

Acknowledgment: P. Knezek (WIYN)