Seyfert galaxy

Webb’s New Image Reveals a Galaxy Awash in Star Formation

When a spiral galaxy presents itself just right, observations reveal more detail. That's the case with NGC 7469, a spiral…

2 years ago

Gaze Slack-jawed at the Haunting Beauty of Galaxy NGC 1566, Captured by JWST, Processed by Judy Schmidt

Here's an absolutely stunning new view from the James Webb Space Telescope of a dusty spiral galaxy, NGC 1566. Amateur…

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…

4 years ago

Kepler Targets Supermassive Black Hole

With only an introductory course in science, it’s easy to think that scientists strictly follow the scientific method. They propose…

9 years ago

Hubble Uncovers Hidden Mysteries in Messier 77

Discovered on October 29, 1780 by Pierre Mechain, this active Seyfert galaxy is magnificent to behold in amateur equipment and…

11 years ago

Messier 106: Amateur and Professional Astronomers Join Together to Peer Into the Eyes of Creation

Nearly four million light years away in the direction of the constellation of Canes Venatici, a visage of creation awaited…

11 years ago