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Hubble snaps twisted spiral in space, captures a highly disturbed galaxy

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The Hubble telescope recorded a highly disturbed spiral galaxy named NGC 3718 with a unique, distorted shape that resembles a fat letter "s" as seen from Earth.

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The object has a narrow thread of dark dust snaking through it.

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The captured portion of the galaxy depicts a sinuous and twisting dust lane that sweeps by the galaxy's core and curls into the surrounding gas in detail.

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According to Nasa, the nucleus of this galaxy is difficult to detect and is not even visible due to dust lane blocking the wavelength,

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, however, infrared light passing through its dusty areas can reveal it.

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The Hubble telescope captured this image in infrared and visible light as part of a study of the central portions of disk-shaped galaxies with significant star bulges in various environments.

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