mrt 192014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Planetary Nebula Jones-Emberson 1

  March 19, 2013 Jones-Emberson 1, a planetary nebula in Lynx Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio (http://astroanarchy.zenfolio.com) Jones-Emberson 1 (PK 164+31.1) is a faint planetary nebula of about 4 light-years across that lies about 1,600 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Lynx, while it is approaching us at approximately 84.3 kilometers [continue reading]

jun 272013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Interacting Galaxies The Grasshopper

June 27, 2013 The Grasshopper, a pair of interacting galaxies in Lynx Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) The Grasshopper (designated UGC 4881 or Arp 55) is a bright pair of interacting galaxies, located about 527 million light-years away from Earth in the [continue reading]

mei 162013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Planetary Nebula Jones-Emberson 1

May 16, 2013 Jones-Emberson 1, a planetary nebula in Lynx Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio (http://astroanarchy.zenfolio.com) Jones-Emberson 1 (PK 164+31.1) is a faint planetary nebula of about 4 light-years across that lies about 1,600 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation Lynx, while it is approaching us at approximately 84.3 kilometers per second. [continue reading]