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Galaxy NGC 4314 (Ground-Based View)

Galaxy NGC 4314 (Ground-Based View)

Depicts: NGC 4314, IRAS 12200+3010
Copyright: McDonald Observatory

This image, taken in February 1996 by the 30-inch telescope Prime Focus Camera at the McDonald Observatory in Texas, shows the entire galaxy, including the bar of stars bisecting the core and the outer spiral arms, which begin near the ends of this bar. The box around the galaxy's core pinpoints the focus of the Hubble image.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
27-Sep-2022 08:58 UT

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