okt 202013
Anne's Image of the Day: Distorted Galaxy NGC 6745

October 20, 2013 NGC 6745, a distorted galaxy in Lyra Image Credit: Roger Lynds (KPNO/NOAO) et al., NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA) NGC 6745 (also known as Bird’s Head and UGC 11391) is a distorted galaxy of some 85 thousand light-years across that lies about 206 million light-years away from Earth in the [continue reading]

okt 052013
Anne's Image of the Day: Distorted Galaxy IRAS 23436+5257

October 5, 2013 IRAS 23436+5257, a distorted galaxy in Cassiopeia Image Credit: Judy Schmidt,  ESA, Hubble and NASA IRAS 23436+5257 is a bright distorted galaxy in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia, which is named after an arrogant, vain, and yet beautiful queen in Greek mythology. It is speeding away from us at about 10,233 kilometers [continue reading]