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]

nov 232013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7424

November 23, 2013 NGC 7424, a barred spiral galaxy in Grus Image Credit: ESO NGC 7424 is a barred spiral galaxy of some 100,000 light-years across, located about 37.5 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Grus (the Crane), while it is receding from us at approximately 939 kilometers per second. It [continue reading]

okt 292013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies NGC 4490 & 4485

October 29, 2013 NGC 4490 & 4485, interacting galaxies in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/NGC4490) NGC 4490 (left) and NGC 4485 (right) are two interacting galaxies, located some 40 – 50 million light-years away from Earth in the small northern constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), [continue reading]

apr 202013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 5806

April 20, 2013 NGC 5806, a barred spiral galaxy in Virgo Image Credit: André van der Hoeven, ESA/Hubble & NASA NGC 5806 is a barred spiral galaxy of roughly 65,000 light-years across, located about 80 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Virgo (the Virgin) while it is receding from us at approximately [continue reading]