ISRO today released an image of NGC 2336, a magnificent barred spiral galaxy located in the northern constellation of Camelopardalis, or the giraffe at a distance of 105 million light-years away from Earth.
This Galaxy was one of the first objects chosen to be imaged by the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) onboard AstroSat that was launched in 2015.
AstroSat is the first dedicated Indian astronomy mission aimed at studying celestial sources in X-ray, optical and UV spectral bands simultaneously.
One of the unique features of AstroSat mission is that it enables the simultaneous multi-wavelength observations of various astronomical objects with a single satellite
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