NGC 1300: A Hubble Image Tour

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Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds

NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy. In a barred spiral, the galaxy’s arms connect to the ends of a straight bar of stars that contains the galaxy’s nucleus. Recent evidence suggests that our Milky Way Galaxy may be a barred spiral.

Explore the science along with the scenery – Image Tours show Hubble pictures through an astronomer's eyes, pinpointing and explaining key features to add understanding to the joy of cosmic sightseeing.

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A Poster-Size Image of the Beautiful Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300


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Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

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Publication: June 30, 2006


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