Wow, just wow


the outer layer of feathers on this one is fantastic!

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This is a fantastic galaxy!! So many talking points! Old and “red” bulge, strong central bar, grand design-esque spiral arms, wispy outer-disk, maybe a handful of satellites. Just incredible!

It also has polygonal arm structure, best seen on 3 o’clock.

It is remarkable.
I wonder if there is a planet (not in the Milky Way!) from which this galaxy can be observed, face-on, easily in the night sky with just the naked eye.