NGC 3370



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English: From the NASA press release: Amid a backdrop of far-off galaxies, the majestic dusty spiral NGC 3370 looms in the foreground in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image. Recent observations taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys show intricate spiral arm structure spotted with hot areas of new star formation. But this galaxy is more than just a pretty face. Nearly 10 years earlier, NGC 3370, located in the constellation Leo, hosted a bright exploding star.
Date 2003-09-10 (according to EXIF data)
Source http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/html/opo0324a.html (direct link)
Author NASA/ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI)
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