Tammy Plotner

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.

4 months ago

The Gemini Constellation

Located in the northern hemisphere, there's the constellation Gemini (aka. The Twins) one of the 48 compiled by Ptolemy and…

4 months ago

Messier 95 – the NGC 3351 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the constellation Leo, about 33 million light-years from Earth, is the barred spiral galaxy known as Messier 95.

6 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.

3 years 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…

3 years 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.

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago

Messier 79 – the NGC 1904 Globular Cluster

Located 42,000 light-years from Earth is the globular cluster known as Messier 79, which may have originated outside of our…

3 years ago

Messier 72 – the NGC 6981 Globular Cluster

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

4 years ago