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Spiral galaxy NGC 1398. This isolated barred spiral galaxy has thin, tightly-wound spiral arms and a large, prominent nucleus. It lies around 65 million light years from Earth, in the constellation of Fornax. With a diameter of 135,000 light years, it is slightly larger than the Milky Way. Image obtained on 11 September 2015.
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