PIA07900: A Barred Spiral Galaxy, and the Small Elliptical Companion Galaxy NGC 1097A
Target Name: NGS 1097
Mission: Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
Spacecraft: GALEX Orbiter
Instrument: GALEX Telescope
Product Size: 656 x 656 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: California Institute of Technology
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Ultraviolet image of the interacting pair NGC 1097, a barred spiral galaxy, and the small elliptical companion galaxy NGC 1097A.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSC

Image Addition Date:
2005-05-05