jun 172014
Anne's Image of the Day: Barred Spiral Galaxy UGC 12158

  June 17, 2014 UGC 12158, a barred spiral galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA UGC 12158 is a barred spiral galaxy of about 140,000 light-years across, located some 400 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus (the Winged Horse). It is speeding away from us at approximately 9,289 kilometers [continue reading]