jan 022014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: spiral galaxies NGC 4725 & 4712

January 2, 2014 NGC 4725 & NGC 4712, spiral galaxies in Coma Berenices Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Legacy Archive Color Data Courtesy: Adam Block, Bob Franke and Maurice Toet Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler NGC 4725 is a barred spiral galaxy of more than 100 thousand light-years across, [continue reading]

dec 032013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 91

December 3, 2013 Messier 91, a barred spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NOAO/AURA/NSF Messier 91 (also known as NGC 4548) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 85,000 light-years across, located about 63 million light-years away from the Earth in in the southern part of the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair). It [continue reading]

nov 232013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7424

November 23, 2013 NGC 7424, a barred spiral galaxy in Grus Image Credit: ESO NGC 7424 is a barred spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across, located about 37.5 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Grus (the Crane), while it is receding from us at approximately 939 kilometers per second. It [continue reading]

nov 132013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7184

November 13, 2013 NGC 7184, a barred spiral galaxy in Aquarius Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/ngc7184) NGC 7184 is a barred spiral galaxy located some 114 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Aquarius (the Water-Bearer), while it is receding from us at approximately 2620 kilometers per [continue reading]

nov 032013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Propeller Galaxy

November 3, 2013 The Propeller Galaxy, a barred spiral galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/galaxies/NGC7479) The Propeller Galaxy (NGC 7479) is a barred spiral galaxy located about 105 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus (the Winged Horse), while it is racing away [continue reading]

okt 272013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Edge-On Galaxy NGC 4019

October 27, 2013 NGC 4019, an edge-on galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 4019 (also known as IC 755) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 49,000 light-years across, located about 70 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while it is receding from us at approximately [continue reading]