Tag Archives: Ring Galaxy

The Destruction of NGC 922

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. 150 million light years away lies the remains of a cosmic murder. It appears that as we see it, NGC 922 here was shot through the heart (cue the Bon Jovi music) … Continue reading

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Hoag’s Object

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Named after its discoverer Arthur Hoag, Hoag’s Object is as strange as it is beautiful. Located (sit down for this one) 600 million light years away, when Arthur Hoag discovered this galaxy … Continue reading

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BROKEN HEARTED NGC 922

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. 150 million light years away lies the remains of a cosmic murder. It appears that as we see it, NGC 922 here was (Cue the Bon Jovi music) shot through the heart … Continue reading

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HOAG’S OBJECT; TALE OF A RING GALAXY

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s an oldie but a goodie as well as an amazing example of how detective work is crucially important in the field of astronomy. This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of the … Continue reading

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