jan 182013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 6384

January 18, 2013 NGC 6384, a spiral galaxy in Ophiuchus Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory (http://www.imagingdeepsky.com) NGC 6384 is a barred spiral galaxy of about 150.000 light-years across that lies some 80 million light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer). It is speeding away from us at [continue reading]

nov 272012
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: NGC 6384

November 27, 2012 NGC 6384, a barred spiral galaxy in Ophiuchus Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 6384 is a barred spiral galaxy of some 150,000 light-years across, located some 80 million light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer. It is speeding away from us at roughly 1680 kilometers per second. The positioning [continue reading]