sep 182013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 88

September 18, 2013 Messier 88, a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M88) Messier 88 (also known as NGC 4501) is a spiral galaxy of about 130,000 light-years across, located almost 60 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while [continue reading]