PIA07909: Face on Barred and Ringed Spiral Galaxy NGC 3351
 Target Name:  NGC 335
 Mission:  Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
 Spacecraft:  GALEX Orbiter
 Instrument:  GALEX Telescope 
 Product Size:  1216 x 608 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  California Institute of Technology 
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07909.tif (2.221 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07909.jpg (89.44 kB)

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Ultraviolet image (left) and visual image (right) of the face on barred and ringed spiral galaxy NGC 3351 (M95). The morphological appearance of a galaxy can change dramatically between visual and ultraviolet wavelengths. In the case of M95, the nucleus and bar dominate the visual image. In the ultraviolet, the bar is not even visible and the ring and spiral arms dominate.

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