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]

okt 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies NGC 4490 & 4485

October 29, 2013 NGC 4490 & 4485, interacting galaxies in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/NGC4490) NGC 4490 (left) and NGC 4485 (right) are two interacting galaxies, located some 40 – 50 million light-years away from Earth in the small northern constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), [continue reading]

okt 242013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies ESO 77-14

October 24, 2013 ESO 77-14, interacting galaxies in Indus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) ESO 77-14 (ESO 077-IG014, or AM 2317-692) is a pair of similar-sized interacting spiral galaxies, located about 550 million light-years away in the southern constellation of Indus (the [continue reading]

aug 312013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies Arp 297

August 31, 2013 Arp 297, interacting galaxies in Boötes Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa) Arp 297 is a quartet of galaxies, consisting of NGC 5752, NGC 5753, NGC 5754 and NGC 5755, which looks like a compact group but actually consists of two galaxy pairs [continue reading]

aug 142013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies IC 2810

August 14, 2013 IC 2810, a pair of interacting galaxies in Leo Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) IC 2810 (also known as IC2810A, and seen at the top of the image) is a barred spiral galaxy with a diameter of 178,000 x [continue reading]

aug 092013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies IC 1623

August 9, 2013 IC 1623, a pair of interacting galaxies in Cetus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) IC 1623 (also known as Arp 236 or VV 114) is a pair of interacting galaxies located some 250 – 300 million light-years away from [continue reading]