apr 042014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Dwarf Galaxy NGC 7320

  April 4, 2014 NGC 7320, an unbarred spiral dwarf galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team NGC 7320 (also known as PGC 69270) is an unbarred spiral dwarf galaxy of some 30 thousand light-years across, located about 39 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of [continue reading]

mrt 182014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Interacting Galaxies Arp 94

  March 18, 2014 Arp 94, two interacting galaxies in Leo Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory Collaboration: David Martinez-Delgado (MPIA, IAC), and the Tidal Stream Survey. Arp 94 is a pair of interacting galaxies located over 50 million light-years away from the Earth in the constellation of Leo (the Lion). It [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]

mrt 052014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7814

March 5, 2014 NGC 7814, an edge-on spiral galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit & Copyright: Ken Crawford, Rancho Del Sol Observatory NGC 7814 (also known as the Little Sombrero Galaxy and Caldwell 43) is an unbarred spiral galaxy of about 60,000 light-years across, located some 40 million light-years away from the Earth in the northern [continue reading]

okt 222013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4395

October 22, 2013 NGC 4395, a spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici Image Credit & Copyright: Dieter Beer & Patrick Hochleitner NGC 4395 is an unbarred spiral galaxy of some 55 thousand light-years across that lies around 15 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), while it is receding [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]