aug 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Irregular Galaxy NGC 3239

August 29, 2013 NGC 3239, an irregular galaxy in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/ngc3239) NGC 3239 (also known as the Loony Galaxy and Arp 263) is an irregular galaxy of some 40,000 light-years across, located only about 25 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo [continue reading]