jun 302014
 
Anne's Image of Today: Spiral Galaxy NGC 2775

  June 30, 2014 NGC 2775, a spiral galaxy in Cancer Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler NGC 2775 (also known as Caldwell 48) is a spiral galaxy of about 75 thousand light-years across, located some 55,5 million light-years away from the Earth in the constellation of Cancer (the Crab), while it is receding from us [continue reading]

mrt 032014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Merging Galaxies NGC 2623

  March 3, 2014 NGC 2623, two merging galaxies in Cancer Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, ESA, NASA; Processing: Martin Pugh  NGC 2623 (also known as Arp 243) is a pair of merging galaxies of roughly 50,000 light-years across, located about 253 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Cancer (the Crab), [continue reading]