sep 302013
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy IC 5052

September 30, 2013 IC 5052, a barred spiral galaxy in Pavo Image Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA Acknowledgement: S. Meunier IC 5052 is an edge-on barred spiral galaxy that lies some 25 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Pavo (the Peacock), while it is receding from us at about 584 kilometers per [continue reading]