NGC 1964

NGC 1964 is a spiral galaxy approximately 70 million light-years away in the constellation of Lepus (The Hare). NGC 1964 has a bright and dense core. This view of NGC 1964 contains an array of galaxies visible in the background and several nearby stars in the Milky Way. The star HD 36785 can be seen to the galaxy’s immediate right. Above it reside two other prominent stars named HD 36784 and TYC 5928-368-1, and the large bright star below NGC 1964 is known as BD-22 1147.

Image Credit: ESO

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