Amazing Galaxy of the Week – The Bar at the End of the Universe

barred-spiral

 

This beautiful image of a face-on spiral galaxy shows a great example of an intriguing feature found in some spiral galaxies; a ‘bar‘. In fact, observations show the majority of spirals in the Universe are barred, and there is strong evidence that our own Milky Way has a bar too.

Try and spot a barred-spiral today at www.galaxyzoo.org