apr 252014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Dwarf Galaxy ESO 540-031

  April 25, 2014 ESO 540-031, a dwarf irregular galaxy in Cetus Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Acknowledgement: Luca Limatola ESO 540-031 (also known as DDO 6 and UGCA 15) is a dwarf irregular galaxy of 6,800 x 3,800 light-years in diameter, located about 11.25 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Cetus (the [continue reading]

mrt 152014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Large Magellanic Cloud

  March 15, 2014 The LMC, an irregular dwarf galaxy in Dorado Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is an irregular dwarf galaxy, and a satellite of our Milky Way galaxy. It is only some 14,000 light-years across , and is located about 163,000 light-years away from the Earth in [continue reading]

feb 232013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Irregular Galaxy NGC 1427A

February 23, 2013 NGC 1427A, an irregular galaxy in Eridanus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) NGC 1427A is a dwarf irregular galaxy of more than 20,000 light-years long that lies about 52 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Eridanus, while it is receding from us at roughly [continue reading]

dec 212012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Dwarf Galaxy DDO 190

December 21, 2012 DDO 190, a dwarf irregular galaxy Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA DDO 190 (also known as UGC 9240) is a dwarf irregular galaxy of about 15,000 light-years across, with a mass of about 50 million solar masses. It is located some 9.1 million light-years away from our Solar System, and is thought [continue reading]