PIA07904: Large Face on Spiral Galaxy NGC 3344
Target Name: NGC 3344
Mission: Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
Spacecraft: GALEX Orbiter
Instrument: GALEX Telescope
Product Size: 664 x 664 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: California Institute of Technology
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Ultraviolet image of the large face on spiral galaxy NGC 3344. The inner spiral arms are wrapped so tightly that they are difficult to distinguish.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSC

Image Addition Date:
2005-05-05