apr 282014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4921

  April 28, 2014 NGC 4921, a barred spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA / ESA / Roberto Colombari / Hubble Legacy Archive NGC 4921 (also known as UGC 8134) is a barred spiral galaxy, located about 320 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while it is [continue reading]

mrt 082014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Globular Cluster Messier 53

March 8, 2013 Messier 53, a bright globular cluster in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA/STScI/WikiSky Messier 53 (also known as NGC 5024) is a very bright globular cluster of roughly 220 light-years across, located about 58,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), and some 60,000 light-years away from [continue reading]

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]

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]

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]