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]

okt 032013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Irregular Galaxy UGC 5189

October 3, 2013 UGC 5189, an irregular galaxy in Leo Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Royal Military College of Canada/P.Chandra et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI UGC 5189 is an irregular galaxy of about 36,000 light-years across that lies some 163 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), while it is speeding away from [continue reading]

aug 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Irregular Galaxy NGC 3239

August 29, 2013 NGC 3239, an irregular galaxy in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/ngc3239) NGC 3239 (also known as the Loony Galaxy and Arp 263) is an irregular galaxy of some 40,000 light-years across, located only about 25 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo [continue reading]

apr 222013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Irregular Galaxy NGC 5253

April 22, 2013 NGC 5253, an irregular galaxy in Centaurus Image Credit: Nikolaus Sulzenauer/ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 5253 is a small irregular galaxy – almost 100 times smaller than our own Milky Way galaxy – which is considered a dwarf starburst galaxy. It is located some 12 million light-years away from Earth in the southern [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]