mrt 182014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies Arp 94

  March 18, 2014 Arp 94, two interacting galaxies in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory Collaboration: David Martinez-Delgado (MPIA, IAC), and the Tidal Stream Survey. Arp 94 is a pair of interacting galaxies located over 50 million light-years away from the Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion). It [continue reading]

dec 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: elliptical galaxy Messier 105

December 29, 2013 Messier 105, an elliptical galaxy in Leo Image Credit: Karl Gebhardt (University of Michigan), Tod Lauer (NOAO), and NASA Messier 105 (also known as NGC 3379) is an elliptical galaxy of some 55,000 light-years across, located about 34 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), while it [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]

sep 162013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 96

September 16, 2013 Messier 96, a spiral galaxy in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery) Acknowledgement: R. Jay GaBany (http://www.cosmotography.com) Messier 96 (also known as NGC 3368) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across (about the size of our Milky Way), located about 31 million light-years away from Earth in [continue reading]

sep 042013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 65

September 4, 2013 Messier 65, a spiral galaxy in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M65) Messier 65 (also known as NGC 3623) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across that lies approximately 35 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), while [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]