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.

11 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…

11 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.

12 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.

4 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…

4 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…

4 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…

4 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