|This galaxy sports a very bright central bar with diffuse outer arms.
There are many reddish star forming regions in this galaxy- one near the
top of the galaxy in this image must be credibly luminous and full of energetic
young stars. Background galaxies flank NGC 5068 on the right and below. If
this galaxy is part of the the NGC 5128 group of galaxies- it resides some 9
million light years distant.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
Minimum credit line: Rosemary Powelson and Dale Bailey/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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