Possible spiral or Lenticular galaxy? Thoughts
I love finding galaxies. Also would like to know what this galaxy is called.
by Dr.Asteroid scientist, admin
This is a spiral galaxy. I'd say that this one is a nice barred spiral with two distinct arms. Since the telescope that took this image is very fast (F/1.5) the central area of galaxies tends to get washed out.
Here's a description of galaxies in terms of the morphological types.
Are you asking for a specific identification of the galaxy - i.e., the NGC number?