Tag Archives: Spiral Galaxy

NGC 3370 and Friends

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located roughly 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo is this beautiful grand design spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 shown here in amazing HD thanks to the orbiting legend in the … Continue reading

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The Flashy NGC 3370

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located about 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo (The Lion) is this beautiful Grand Design Spiral Galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 and it’s shown here in amazing HD thanks … Continue reading

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The Beautifully Twisted M106

Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble, Hubble Heritage team, Robert Gendler. Located relatively close (for a galaxy) at 23.5 million light years away in the constellation Canes Venatici, is this beautiful yet oddly shaped spiral galaxy named Messier 106 (M106). At first … Continue reading

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Far Away and Long Ago

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. When the light from the galaxy in this image left and headed our way, the dinosaurs were still happily grazing on trees….and each other (depending on who you were). In fact they … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Structure of NGC 1433 (Zoom)

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESO’s ALMA Observatory. At a distance of 32 million light years, this galaxy in the southern constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish) is a beautiful spiral galaxy with an outer ring of … Continue reading

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M96 on Spin Cycle

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope & Robert Gendler Image & IAU Leo Constellation Map. If you live in the spiral galaxy, M96 here’s what your home looked like 35 million years ago. Then again, you’re going to have … Continue reading

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Art in the Universe

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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