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April 3, 2007 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-15

Hubble's View of Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1672

A Hubble Heritage Release

April 3, 2007: This NASA Hubble Space Telescope view of the nearby barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672 unveils details in the galaxy’s star-forming clouds and dark bands of interstellar dust. NGC 1672 is more than 60 million light-years away in the direction of the southern constellation Dorado. These observations of NGC 1672 were taken with Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys in August of 2005.


Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration