apr 202013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 5806

April 20, 2013 NGC 5806, a barred spiral galaxy in Virgo Image Credit: André van der Hoeven, ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 5806 is a barred spiral galaxy of roughly 65,000 light-years across, located about 80 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Virgo (the Virgin) while it is receding from us at approximately [continue reading]