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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]

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Anne's Picture of the Day: The Fireworks Galaxy

October 30, 2012 The Fireworks Galaxy, a spiral galaxy in Cepheus and Cygnus Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://www.caelumobservatory.com/index.html) Today it’s my birthday, so let’s have a party with fireworks!! The Fireworks Galaxy (also known as NGC 6946, Arp 29, or Caldwell 12) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of about [continue reading]