apr 162014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies Arp 142

  April 16, 2014 Arp 142, a pair of interacting galaxies in Hydra Image Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Arp 142 (also known as the Penguin with Egg) is a pair of interacting galaxies, containing the upper disturbed spiral galaxy NGC 2936 – hurrying away from us with approximately 6,989 kilometers [continue reading]

mrt 242014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Elliptical Galaxy Messier 49

March 24, 2014 Messier 49, an elliptical galaxy in Virgo Image Credit: David W. Hogg, Michael R. Blanton, and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Collaboration Messier 49 (also known as NGC 4472 and Arp 134) is an elliptical galaxy of some 160,000 light-years across, located about 56 million light-years away from Earth in the equatorial [continue reading]

dec 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: elliptical galaxy Messier 105

December 29, 2013 Messier 105, an elliptical galaxy in Leo Image Credit: Karl Gebhardt (University of Michigan), Tod Lauer (NOAO), and NASA Messier 105 (also known as NGC 3379) is an elliptical galaxy of some 55,000 light-years across, located about 34 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), while it [continue reading]

dec 102013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies NGC 454

December 10, 2013 NGC 454, interacting galaxies in Phoenix Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and M. Stiavelli (STScI) NGC 454 is an interacting pair of galaxies which is located about 154 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Phoenix, while it is speeding away from us at approximately [continue reading]

nov 172013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Messier 84 in Virgo

November 17, 2013 Messier 84, an elliptical or lenticular galaxy in Virgo Image Credit: Gary Bower, Richard Green (NOAO), the STIS Instrument Definition Team, and NASA/ESA Messier 84 (also known as NGC 4374) is either an elliptical galaxy, or a giant lenticular galaxy seen face-on, located some 60 million light-years away from Earth in the [continue reading]

nov 112013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies AM 1316-241

November 11, 2013 AM 1316-241, interacting galaxies in Hydra Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa) AM 1316-241 (also known as ESO 508-45) is a pair of overlapping interacting galaxies located some 350 – 400 million light-years away from Earth in the large constellation of Hydra [continue reading]