nov 052013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4217

November 5,2013 NGC 4217, a spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona/NOAO/AURA/NSF  NGC 4217 (also known as UGC 7282) is a spiral galaxy of roughly 80,000 light-years across, located some 56 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), while [continue reading]