jul 092013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

July 9, 2013 NGC 1300, a barred spiral galaxy in Eridanus Image Credit: Pat Knezek (WIYN), NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy of about 110,000 light-years across, located some 61.3 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Eridanus (the Ancient Greek name for the [continue reading]

mei 282013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Interacting Galaxies NGC 1531/32

May 28, 2013 NGC 1531 and NGC 1532, interacting galaxies in Eridanus Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler, Jan-Erik Ovaldsen, Allan Hornstrup, IDA; Image Processing: Robert Gendler (http://www.robgendlerastropics.com) NGC 1531 and NGC 1532 are a pair of interacting galaxies located about 55 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Eridanus (the River). [continue reading]

apr 132013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1614

April 13, 2013 NGC 1614, a highly distorted galaxy in Eridanus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) NGC 1614 (also known as Arp 186) is a highly distorted barred spiral galaxy, located some 207 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Eridanus [continue reading]

apr 092013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1637

April 9, 2013 NGC 1637, a barred spiral galaxy in Eridanus Image Credit: ESO NGC 1637 is a barred spiral galaxy that lies about 38 million light-years away in the southern constellation of Eridanus (the River) while it is receding from us at approximately 717 kilometers per second. The galaxy is lit by the glow [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]