Ground-based view of NGC 1512 (WFPC2 overlay)
Date: 31 May 2001
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 1512
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Dan Maoz (Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Columbia University, USA)
This ground-based image is 0.15 degrees wide and shows where Hubble pointed its cameras. The horizontal bar in this spiral galaxy is visible and so is an outer ring of star formation.
This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA.
Last Update: 1 September 2019