mei 012014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Dwarf Spiral Galaxy NGC 6503

  May 1, 2014 NGC 6503, a dwarf spiral galaxy in Draco Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler, the Subaru Telescope (NAOJ) and the Hubble Legacy Archive NGC 6503 (also known as UGC 11012) is a dwarf spiral galaxy of about 30,000 light-years across (just about a third of the size of our Milky Way galaxy), [continue reading]

apr 042014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Dwarf Galaxy NGC 7320

  April 4, 2014 NGC 7320, an unbarred spiral dwarf galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team NGC 7320 (also known as PGC 69270) is an unbarred spiral dwarf galaxy of some 30 thousand light-years across, located about 39 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of [continue reading]

dec 052013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 247

December 5, 2013 NGC 247, an intermediate spiral galaxy in Cetus Image Credit: ESO NGC 247 (nicknamed the Needle’s Eye Galaxy) is an elongated intermediate spiral galaxy (although it’s sometimes classified as a dwarf spiral galaxy) of some 70 thousand light-years across, located about 11.1 million light-years away in the constellation of Cetus (the Whale), while [continue reading]