|NGC 1087 is a barred-spiral galaxy in Cetus. The central bar/core is very
small with many irregular features in the surrounding disk of material. The
spiral nature of the galaxy seems best defined by the dust in the galaxy
rather than luminous matter. NGC 1087 is estimated to be 66 million light
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
Minimum credit line: Jeff Thompson/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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