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Messier 88 – the NGC 4501 Spiral Galaxy

Located in the Coma Berenices constellation, about 50 to 60 million light-years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as…

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Messier 87 – the Virgo A Supergiant Galaxy

Located in the Virgo constellation, roughly 53.5 million light years from Earth, is the supergiant galaxy known as Messier 87…

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Messier 86 – the NGC 4406 Elliptical Galaxy

Located in the constellation Virgo, about 54 million light years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier 86.

2 months ago

Messier 85 – the NGC 4382 Elliptical (Lenticular) Galaxy

Located in the Coma Berenices constellation, roughly 60 million light years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier…

2 months ago

Messier 84 – the NGC Elliptical Galaxy

Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at…

3 months ago

Messier 83 – the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Located in the direction of the Hydra constellation, over 15 million light years from Earth, is the barred spiral galaxy…

3 months ago

Messier 82 – the Cigar Galaxy

Located in the vicinity Ursa Major constellation, roughly 12 million light years from Earth, is the starburst galaxy known as…

4 months ago

The Incredible Challenge of Landing Heavy Payloads On Mars

It’s too bad Mars is such an interesting place, because it’s actually one of the most difficult places to visit…

4 months ago

Messier 81 – the Bode Galaxy

Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at…

4 months ago

Messier 80 – the NGC 6093 Globular Cluster

Located in the Scorpius constellation, roughly 32,600 light years from Earth, is the globular cluster known as Messier 80.

4 months ago