NASA Image of the day

Fri, 03 Feb 2023: This Jan. 10, 2013, composite image of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 combines visible light images from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope with far-ultraviolet data from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) and infrared data acquired by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.  More...

Source: Spiral Galaxy Spans Space (www.nasa.gov)