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Face on Barred and Ringed Spiral Galaxy NGC 3351
NIX Online Source: Click to View Photo/Image
Abstract: <p/> Ultraviolet image (left) and visual image (right) of the face on barred and ringed spiral galaxy NGC 3351 (M95). The morphological appearance of a galaxy can change dramatically between visual and ultraviolet wavelengths. In the case of M95, the nucleus and bar dominate the visual image. In the ultraviolet, the bar is not even visible and the ring and spiral arms dominate. <p/>
Publication Date: May 05, 2005
NIX (Document) ID:
PIA07909
(Acquired Aug 02, 2006)
Document Type: Photograph
Publication Information: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Photojournal
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