okt 162013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4314

October 16, 2013 NGC 4314, a barred spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: G. Fritz Benedict, Andrew Howell, Inger Jorgensen, David Chapell (University of Texas), Jeffery Kenney (Yale University), and Beverly J. Smith (CASA, University of Colorado), and NASA NGC 4314 is a barred spiral galaxy that lies about 40 million light-years away from [continue reading]

okt 142013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4145

October 14, 2013 NGC 4145, a spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery) NGC 4145 is a barred spiral galaxy that measures roughly 80,000 x 55,000 light-years, located about 46 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs). It [continue reading]

sep 302013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy IC 5052

September 30, 2013 IC 5052, a barred spiral galaxy in Pavo Image Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA Acknowledgement: S. Meunier IC 5052 is an edge-on barred spiral galaxy that lies some 25 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Pavo (the Peacock), while it is receding from us at about 584 kilometers per [continue reading]

sep 062013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 108

September 6, 2013 Messier 108, a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory  Messier 108 (also known as NGC 3556) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across that lies about 45 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (the Great [continue reading]

aug 272013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 58

August 27, 2013 Messier 58, a spiral galaxy in Virgo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M58) Messier 58 (also known as NGC 4579) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 107,000 light-years across with an estimated mass of 300 billion solar masses, located approximately 68 million light-years away from Earth [continue reading]

aug 142013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies IC 2810

August 14, 2013 IC 2810, a pair of interacting galaxies in Leo Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) IC 2810 (also known as IC2810A, and seen at the top of the image) is a barred spiral galaxy with a diameter of 178,000 x [continue reading]