Category Archives: Galaxies

Messier 81 (M81) Bode’s Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, GALEX Space Telescope & Spitzer Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and related links. This image of the brilliant spiral galaxy M81 comes from a collaboration … Continue reading

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Path

Image credit & copyright: Tyler Sichelski. I hope everyone is having a great week and if you plan on viewing Monday’s solar eclipse I wish you clear skies! Let’s end the week with this great image by Tyler Sichelski of … Continue reading

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The Great Dark Horse

Image credit & copyright: Paul Gicewicz. Let’s start our weekend with this image of the Milky Way over Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington by Paul Gicewicz. This 370 square mile park offers some of the most beautiful sights in the … Continue reading

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Milky Way Rising Over the Watchman

Image credit & copyright: Jeremy Johnson. I hope everyone’s having a great week. Let’s keep it rolling with this incredible image by Jeremy Johnson of the Milky Way rising over the Watchman and Virgin River in the beautiful Zion National … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Drive

Image credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. Summer is busy season at work which means I’m there way too much. It also means that its Milky Way season, so when I had a look outside at 23:00 Tuesday night to see … Continue reading

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Galaxy on Edge

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s a beautiful edge-on view of a spiral galaxy cataloged at NGC 5866. Located 45 million light years away in the constellation Draco, this galaxy presents us with a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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Blue Hued NGC 1309

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the Hubble Legacy Archive & processed by the great night sky imager Martin Pugh. Located nearly 100 million light years away in the constellation Eridanus is the wonderful spiral galaxy NGC1309.  At about … Continue reading

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