Category: galaxy

Spiral Galaxy NGC253 and Globular Cluster NG…

Spiral Galaxy NGC253 and Globular Cluster NGC288

by

Eddie Trimarchi

Andromeda galaxy from Palomar Observatory (s…

Andromeda galaxy from Palomar Observatory (source)

AM 0644-741, also known as the Lindsay-Shapl…

AM 0644-741, also known as the Lindsay-Shapley Ring, is an unbarred lenticular galaxy, and a ring galaxy, which is 300 million light-years away in the southern constellation Volans.

Credit: NASA/ESA, Hubble

The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared Credit: R. K…

The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared 

Credit: R. Kennicutt (Steward Obs.) et al., SSC, JPL, Caltech, NASA

The one that got away!! You can read more abou…

The one that got away!! You can read more about this fascinating study here:
http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/09/milky-way-nearly-collided-with-a-smaller-galaxy-in-cosmic-fender-bender

VV 340, pair of interacting galaxies in Boöt…

VV 340, pair of interacting galaxies in Boötes.

The two galaxies shown here are in the early stage of an interaction that will eventually lead to them merging in millions of years.

Credit:

NASA/STScI/NRAO/A.Evans et al

    

Abell 2744: Pandora’s Cluster of Galax…

Abell 2744: Pandora’s Cluster of Galaxies 

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Merten (ITA, AOB), & D. Coe (STScI)

NGC 1309: Spiral Galaxy and Friends Image Cr…

NGC 1309: Spiral Galaxy and Friends 

Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, ESA, NASA; Processing – Jeff Signorelli

Galaxy M74 (via apod)

Galaxy M74 (via apod)

The spiral galaxy NGC253 in the constellation …

The spiral galaxy NGC253 in the constellation Sculptor.

Image credit: Eddie Trimarchi