Okt 112013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 99

October 11, 2013 Messier 99, a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M99) Messier 99 (also known as NGC 4254) is an unbarred spiral galaxy located approximately 50 million light-years away from Earth in the southern part of the constellation Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair). It is [continue reading]

Sep 212013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Lenticular Galaxy Messier 85

September 21, 2013 Messier 85, a lenticular galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and R. Humphreys (University of Minnesota) Messier 85 (also known as NGC 4382) is a bright, somewhat elongated lenticular galaxy of some 125,000 light-years across, located roughly 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenices Hair), while [continue reading]

Sep 182013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 88

September 18, 2013 Messier 88, a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M88) Messier 88 (also known as NGC 4501) is a spiral galaxy of about 130,000 light-years across, located almost 60 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while [continue reading]

Mei 152013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4911

May 15, 2013 NGC 4911, a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) NGC 4911 (also known as UGC 8128) is a barred spiral galaxy of roughly 110 light-years across, located about 320 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while it is speeding away from us [continue reading]

Apr 302013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Messier 64, the Black Eye Galaxy

April 30, 2013 Messier 64, the famous Black Eye Galaxy Image Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) Messier 64 (also known as NGC 4826, the Black Eye Galaxy, Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy of about 51,000 light-years across, located roughly 17 million light-years away in the northern [continue reading]

Apr 242013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4150

April 24, 2013 NGC 4150, an elliptical galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA, ESA, R.M. Crockett (University of Oxford) S. Kaviraj (Imperial College London and University of Oxford), J. Silk (University of Oxford), M. Mutchler (Space Telescope Science Institute), R. O’Connell (University of Virginia), and the WFC3 Scientific Oversight Committee NGC 4150 is an [continue reading]