dec 302012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: The Meathook Galaxy

December 30, 2012 The Meathook Galaxy, a distorted galaxy in Volans Image Credit & Copyright: ESO / IDA / Danish 1.5 m telescope / Robert Gendler, Jan-Erik Ovaldsen, Christina Thöne, and Chloé Feron (http://www.robgendlerastropics.com) The Meathook Galaxy (NGC 2442 / 2443) is a distorted barred spiral galaxy of about 110,000 light-years across, located some 56 [continue reading]