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Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Located in the constellation Canes Venatici, roughly 15 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as the…

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Messier 93 – the NGC 2447 Open Star Cluster

Located about 3,600 light-years from Earth in the constellation Puppis is the open star cluster known as Messier 93.

2 months ago

Messier 92 – the NGC 6341 Globular Cluster

Located in the Hercules constellation, roughly 26,700 light-years from Earth, is the globular cluster known as Messier 92.

2 months 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.

4 months ago

Messier 90 – the NGC 4569 Spiral Galaxy

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

5 months ago

Messier 89 – the NGC 4552 Spiral Galaxy

Located in the Virgo constellation, roughly 50 million light years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier 89.

5 months ago

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…

6 months ago

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…

6 months ago

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.

7 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…

7 months ago