NGC 1042 is face-on spiral galaxy in direction of Cetus around
60 million light years away. Its low surface brightness mandates
relatively dark skies in order to image it well. The general structure
of the swirl is reminicent of another galaxy-
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
Minimum credit line: Amy Harmon and Scott Matthews/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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