NGC 3190 Field

NGC 3190 Field

Ultraviolet image of a diverse group of galaxy types. NGC 3190 is a dusty edge on spiral galaxy. NGC 3187 is highly distorted. The two are separated by only 35 kilo-parsecs (about half the diameter of our own Milky Way galaxy). A ring, elliptical, and other irregular galaxies are also present.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSC

Release Date

April 28, 2005

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