The large spiral galaxy NGC 3521 is in the constellation of Leo about 26 million light-years away. It’s a flocculent intermediate spiral galaxy. , Flocculent means “fluffy,” and flocculent galaxies are patchy, with discontinuous spiral arms.
NGC 2275 is classified as a flocculent (or fluffy-looking) spiral galaxy. It’s about 67 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Cancer. It’s fluffy spiral arms are the result of a slowdown in star formation, and virtually no new stars are being formed in center of the galaxy which is unusually large and relatively empty. Essentially all its gas was converted into stars long ago.