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UGC 10445
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UGC 10445

April 18, 2005
This ultraviolet image of the barred spiral galaxy UGC 10445 was taken during June 7th and 14th 2003 as part of the GALEX nearby galaxy survey. This galaxy is located 40 Million light years away from the Earth. This picture is a combination of GALEX images taken with the FUV (colored blue) and NUV detectors (colored red).

The red stars in this image are foreground stars in our own Milky Way galaxy.