nov 272013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 3982

November 27, 2013 NGC 3982, a spiral galaxy in Ursa Major Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgment: A. Riess (STScI) NGC 3982 (also known as UGC 6918) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of some 30,000 light-years across, located approximately 68 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (the [continue reading]