[OC] My progress in astrophotography over 4 years. Pinwheel Galaxy Messier 101

[OC] My progress in astrophotography over 4 years.

The Pinwheel Galaxy is in the constellation of Ursa Major (also known as the Big Dipper). It is about 70 percent larger than our own Milky Way Galaxy, with a diameter of about 170,000 light years, and sits at a distance of 21 million light years from Earth. This means that the light we're seeing in this image left the Pinwheel Galaxy about 21 million years ago - many millions of years before humans ever walked the Earth.

The Pinwheel Galaxy

This NASA image obtained May of the Pinwheel Galaxy, or combines data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays from four of NASA's space telescopes. The Pinwheel galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major (also known as.

This new Hubble image reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of "grand design spirals", and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy ever taken with Hubble.

Giant galaxies weren't assembled in a day. Neither was this Hubble Space Telescope image of the face-on spiral galaxy Messier 101 It is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy that has ever been released from Hubble.

This new Hubble image shows the spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy. This galaxy is dramatic and mysterious; it has hosted a large number of supernova explosions, and is thought to have a double nucleus lurking at its core. http://spacetelescope.org/news/heic1403/ AND http://infinity-imagined.tumblr.com/post/73545042127/spiral-galaxy-m83

This new Hubble image shows the spiral galaxy Messier otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy.

This spectacular spiral galaxy is known to astronomers as Messier 83. Colloquially, it is also called  the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101. NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope shows us, in spectacular detail, the infrared structure of what many think of as our own Milky Way galaxys smaller cousin.

This spiral galaxy is known as Messier Colloquially, it is also called the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101

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November 30 Triangulum Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Peter Nagy Explanation: The small, northern constellation Triangulum harbors this magnificent face-on spiral galaxy, Its popular names include the Pinwheel Galaxy or just.

Spiral Galaxy M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy - The Pinwheel Galaxy The Pinwheel Galaxy is located in the constellation Ursa Major (a portion of which is known commonly as the big dipper) at a distance of 21 million light-years.

Pinwheel Galaxy

27 of Hubble's Best Photos for Its 27th Birthday

This fantastic image of the Pinwheel Galaxy was obtained using the Wide Field Camera on the Isaac Newton Telescope. It´s a three-colour composite made from data collected through the filters Sloan g´, r´+Hα and i´. Credit: R. Barrena and D. López (IAC)

This fantastic image of the Pinwheel Galaxy was obtained using the Wide Field Camera on the Isaac Newton Telescope. It´s a three-colour composite made from data collected through the filters Sloan g´, r´+Hα and i´. Credit: R. Barrena and D.

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Robert Gendler Poster Print Wall Art Print entitled Messier The Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major, None

Despite being less famous than its galactic cousins, elliptical or spiral galaxies, dwarf irregular galaxies - as captured in this image by the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA / ESA - is a very common type of galaxy in the universe. Known as UGC 4459, this dwarf galaxy lies about 11 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major, a constellation that is also home to the Pinwheel Galaxy (M101), the Owl Nebula (M97) , Messier 81, Messier 82 and other galaxies belonging to M81 group.

Despite being less famous than its galactic cousins, elliptical or spiral…

The Pinwheel Galaxy Captured in Dazzling Color | Science | WIRED

The Pinwheel Galaxy Captured in Dazzling Color

This new three-color composite image was captured by the Isaac Newton Telescope in La Palma, Spain. Known more officially as Messier 101 or NGC this classic spiral galaxy is 27 million light years from Earth in the Ursa Major constellation,.

The Pinwheel Galaxy has areas of straight arms. The Milky Way might, as well. Image Credit: NASA  a pinwheel galaxy

The Pinwheel Galaxy has areas of straight arms. The Milky Way might, as well. Image Credit: NASA a pinwheel galaxy

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