Fast Facts: Edge-on Spiral Galaxy

Fast Facts: Edge-on Spiral Galaxy
Name NGC 4013
Description An edge-on spiral galaxy
Location Found in the northern constellation Ursa Major
Distance from Earth About 17 megaparsecs (55 million light-years)
Size The entire galaxy is 26 kiloparsecs (85,000 light-years) in length.
Edge-on Spiral Galaxy
An edge-on view of spiral galaxy NGC 4013

Fast Facts: Edge-on Spiral Galaxy