apr 302013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Messier 64, the Black Eye Galaxy

April 30, 2013 Messier 64, the famous Black Eye Galaxy Image Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) Messier 64 (also known as NGC 4826, the Black Eye Galaxy, Sleeping Beauty Galaxy or Evil Eye Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy of about 51,000 light-years across, located roughly 17 million light-years away in the northern [continue reading]