|Galaxy NGC 7741 is a barred spiral galaxy of type SB(s)cd, meaning that it
has a central bar-like concentration, evident here, and a small number of
fairly open large-scale spiral arms. The galaxy reaches about 50% further
out than this picture covers, so the outermost regions are not visible. NGC
7741 is quite nearby, and is receding from us at only 1.7 million miles per
hour. (Distance: 30 million ly)
color production was used to create this image.
Luminance = 90 minutes
Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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