mrt 222014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4157

  March 22, 2014 NGC 4157, a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/galaxies/ngc4157) NGC 4157 (also known as UGC 7183) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 105,000 light-years across (about the same size as our Milky Way galaxy), located about 35.6 million light-years [continue reading]

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]

okt 272013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Edge-On Galaxy NGC 4019

October 27, 2013 NGC 4019, an edge-on galaxy in Coma Berenices Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 4019 (also known as IC 755) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 49,000 light-years across, located about 70 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), while it is receding from us at approximately [continue reading]

okt 182013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7793

October 18, 2013 NGC 7793, an unbarred spiral galaxy in Sculptor Image Credit: ESO NGC 7793 (sometimes called Bond’s Galaxy) is an unbarred spiral galaxy of some 34,000 light-years across, located about 12.7 million light-years away from Earth in the small southern constellation Sculptor. It is receding form us at roughly 230 kilometers per second. [continue reading]

sep 062013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 108

September 6, 2013 Messier 108, a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory  Messier 108 (also known as NGC 3556) is a barred spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across that lies about 45 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (the Great [continue reading]

sep 042013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy Messier 65

September 4, 2013 Messier 65, a spiral galaxy in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/M65) Messier 65 (also known as NGC 3623) is an intermediate spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across that lies approximately 35 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), while [continue reading]