NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 September 17 Triangulum Galaxy The small, northern constellation Triangulum harbors this magnificent face-on spiral galaxy, Its popular names include the Pinwheel Galaxy or just the Triangulum Galaxy.
This sharp telescopic field of view holds two bright galaxies. Barred spiral NGC 5101 (top right) and nearly edge-on system NGC 5078 are separated on the sky by about degrees or about the apparent width of a full moon.
Big Dipper Deep Sky January 23 2016 via NASA The Big Dipper is an easy to recognize well-known asterism in northern skies though many see the Plough or Wagon. Famous bright nebulae of the north can also be found along its familiar lines highlighted in this carefully composed scene with telescopic insets framed in the wider-field skyview. All from Messier's catalog M101 and M51 are cosmic pinwheel and whirlpool on the left spiral galaxies far beyond the Milky Way. To the right M108 a distant…
L’image du jour : La nébuleuse de l’araignée rouge, NGC 6537
2017 April 19 The Red Spider Planetary Nebula Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, HLA; Reprocessing & Copyright: Jesús M.Vargas & Maritxu Poyal Explanation: Oh what a tangled web a planetary nebula can weave. The Red Spider Planetary Nebula shows the.
Our monthly roundup of best space-related imagery in the known universe includes the second largest spiral galaxy found by Hubble Space Telescope, the North America Nebula and a snap of the cosmos filled with millions of galaxies