spiral galaxy

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…

12 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…

2 years ago

Messier 77 – the Cetus A Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located 47 million light years from Earth in the Cetus constellation is the barred spiral galaxy known as Messier 77.

2 years ago

Messier 74 – the NGC 628 Spiral Galaxy

Located in the Pisces constellation, roughly 30 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as Messier 74…

2 years ago

Messier 63 – the Sunflower Galaxy

Located in the Canes Venatici constellation, roughly 37 million light-years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy know as Messier 63…

3 years ago

Cutting-Edge Astronomy Confirms Most Ancient Galaxy to Date

Using a combined technique, a team of international astronomers have spotted a galaxy 11 billion light years away, making it…

3 years ago

What Is the Name Of Our Galaxy?

Since ancient times, humans have looked up at the bright band in the night sky and called it the Milky…

4 years ago

The Crater Constellation

Located in the southern hemisphere is the Crater constellation (aka. "the cup), one of the 88 modern constellations recognized by…

4 years ago

Messier 51 – the Whirlpool Galaxy

Located between 19 and 27 million light-years away in the Canes Venatici constellation, is the famous Whirlpool Galaxy (aka. Messier…

4 years ago

Messier 33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Located in the Triangulum constellation, about 3 million light-years from Earth, is the Triangulum Galaxy (aka. Messier 33).

4 years ago