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Messier 96 – the NGC 3368 Spiral Galaxy

Located in the Leo constellation, about 31 million light-years from Earth, is the double-sparred spiral galaxy known as Messier 96.

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The Milky Way’s Central bar Spin-Rate is Slowing Down Thanks to Dark Matter

If it were't for an enormous halo of dark matter enveloping our galaxy, the spin-rate of our central bar should…

1 year ago

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2608, Surrounded by Many Many Other Galaxies

Meet NGC 2608, a barred spiral galaxy about 93 million light years away, in the constellation Cancer. Also called Arp…

2 years ago

Barred Spiral NGC 3895 Captured by Hubble

NGC 3895 is a barred spiral galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. It's about 145 million light years away from…

2 years ago

Hubble Sees a Galaxy With Spiral Arms, Surrounded by Other Spiral Arms

After 30 years, Hubble is still providing us with breathtaking images - like this one of NGC 2273, a spiral…

2 years ago

Messier 91 – the NGC 4548 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the constellation Virgo, about 63 million light-years from Earth, is the barred spiral galaxy known as Messier 91.

3 years ago

Gaia Mission is Mapping Out the Bar at the Center of the Milky Way

The latest discovery to come from Gaia's years of observing the Milky Way is the first 3D measurements of our…

3 years ago

Perfect Example of a Barred Spiral Galaxy, Seen Face On. This is What Our Milky Way Might Look Like

The Hubble Space Telescope has given us a beautiful image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 7773. This is a…

3 years ago

Messier 58 – the NGC 4579 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the direction of the Virgo constellation, some 68 million light years from Earth, is the barred, spiral galaxy…

5 years ago