sep 062013
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 108

September 6, 2013 Messier 108, a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory  Messier 108 (also known as NGC 3556) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across that lies about 45 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (the Great [continue reading]