dec 082013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 90

December 8, 2013 Messier 90, a large spiral galaxy in Virgo Image Credit & Copyright: Paul and Daniel Koblas/NOAO/AURA/NSF/Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery) Messier 90 (also known as NGC 4569) is a large spiral galaxy of some 165 thousand light-years across, located about 60 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of [continue reading]