mrt 122014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 5033

  March 12, 2014 NGC 5033, a spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: R. Jay GaBany, Cosmotography NGC 5033 is an unbarred spiral galaxy of more than 100,000 light-years across (about the same size as our own Milky Way), located some 43 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of [continue reading]

mrt 052014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7814

March 5, 2014 NGC 7814, an edge-on spiral galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory NGC 7814 (also known as the Little Sombrero Galaxy and Caldwell 43) is an unbarred spiral galaxy of about 60,000 light-years across, located some 40 million light-years away from the Earth in the northern [continue reading]

jan 022014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: spiral galaxies NGC 4725 & 4712

January 2, 2014 NGC 4725 & NGC 4712, spiral galaxies in Coma Berenices Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Legacy Archive Color Data Courtesy: Adam Block, Bob Franke and Maurice Toet Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler NGC 4725 is a barred spiral galaxy of more than 100 thousand light-years across, [continue reading]

dec 312013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Fireworks Galaxy

December 31, 2013 Especially for the last day of the year!!! The Fireworks Galaxy, a spiral galaxy in Cepheus/Cygnus Image Credit & Copyright: Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), Hubble Legacy Archive; Processing: Robert Gendler (http://www.robgendlerastropics.com) The Fireworks Galaxy (NGC 6946 or Arp 29) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of about 75 thousand [continue reading]

dec 082013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 90

December 8, 2013 Messier 90, a large spiral galaxy in Virgo Image Credit & Copyright: Paul and Daniel Koblas/NOAO/AURA/NSF/Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery) Messier 90 (also known as NGC 4569) is a large spiral galaxy of some 165 thousand light-years across, located about 60 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of [continue reading]

dec 052013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 247

December 5, 2013 NGC 247, an intermediate spiral galaxy in Cetus Image Credit: ESO NGC 247 (nicknamed the Needle’s Eye Galaxy) is an elongated intermediate spiral galaxy (although it’s sometimes classified as a dwarf spiral galaxy) of some 70 thousand light-years across, located about 11.1 million light-years away in the constellation of Cetus (the Whale), while [continue reading]