mei 152013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4911

May 15, 2013 NGC 4911, a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) NGC 4911 (also known as UGC 8128) is a barred spiral galaxy of roughly 110 light-years across, located about 320 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while it is speeding away from us [continue reading]