mei 022013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 6872

May 2, 2013 NGC 6872 in Pavo, the largest known spiral galaxy Image Credit: Sydney Girls High School Astronomy Club, Travis Rector (Univ. Alaska), Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Obs./ Macquarie Univ.), Australian Gemini Office NGC 6872 (also known as the Condor Galaxy) is a giant barred spiral galaxy located about 210 million light-years away from Earth [continue reading]