DAGAL Image Gallery - NGC 5055

About this image: The spiral galaxy NGC 5055, also known as M63 or the Sunflower Galaxy, displays multiple tightly-wound spiral arms. Bright spots of star formation as well as obscuring dust filaments give a patchy appearance to the galactic disk.

The images on this page were produced by the DAGAL network, and can be used free of charge provided acknowledgement is given to "DAGAL, Nik Szymanek, SDSS, and S4G, www.dagalnetwork.eu".

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