sep 212013
Anne's Image of the Day: Lenticular Galaxy Messier 85

September 21, 2013 Messier 85, a lenticular galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and R. Humphreys (University of Minnesota) Messier 85 (also known as NGC 4382) is a bright, somewhat elongated lenticular galaxy of some 125,000 light-years across, located roughly 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenices Hair), while [continue reading]