Tag Archives: Galaxies

2MASX; A BETTER DOOR THAN WINDOW

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. First of all, how awesome of a name is 2MASX J00482185-2507365 (hopefully you feel the sarcasm)? I’d prefer Schwarzenegger and DeVito.  Anyhow, this intriguing galaxy resides in the constellation Sculptor and at … Continue reading

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GALAXIES UNDER HOOF (Zoom 3-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: Tom Matheson. So here’s post 3-3 for the “Galaxies Under Hoof” series and hopefully by looking at this incredible image you now get the “ZOOM” thing as we’re taking two locations (the previous two images), detailed … Continue reading

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GALAXIES UNDER HOOF (ZOOM 1-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: Calar Alto Observatory/Vincent Peris/Gilles Bergond. Holidays are in full swing and you know what we need to contrast the beautiful snow covered Earth; some color!  I came across this image some time ago and thought that … Continue reading

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THE BLOB IN THE BEAR

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Any idea what this is? Nope, it’s not a huge globular star cluster; it’s actually an entire galaxy. Ok, calling it a galaxy may need a little clarification. It’s what’s known as … Continue reading

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HOW FAR, HOW MANY, HOW LONG AGO?

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Spitzer Space Telescope of the core region of the Milky Way. This post is a little long for my usual writings but I think that you will enjoy it.  If nothing else, the final few … Continue reading

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HUBBLE SPIES A GALACTIC TRAIN WRECK

HUBBLE SPIES A GALACTIC TRAIN WRECK Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for larger view and look below for information and links. Like two massive buzz saws coming together, these two spiral galaxies cataloged as NGC 6050 and … Continue reading

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