Source: Subaru Telescope
Image credit: NASA, ESA, A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
This enchanting spiral galaxy can be found in the constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear). Star-studded NGC 3972 lies about 65 million light-years away from Earth, meaning that the light that we see now left it 65 million years ago, just when the dinosaurs became extinct.
Editor: Karl Hille