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Barnard’s Galaxy (also known as NGC 6822, IC 4895, and Caldwell 57) is a barred irregular galaxy about 1.6 million light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, that appears nearly rectangular from our vantage-point.  This dwarf galaxy is about a tenth of the Milky Way’s size and contains about a mere 10 million stars (the Milky Way about 400 billion)

the-actual-universe: “ Barnard’s Galaxy: NGC 6822 Barnard’s Galaxy is part of the local Group of galaxies at a distance of only million light years. Discovered by E. Barnard in the late

Dwarfs gobbling dwarfs: a tidal star stream around NGC 4449 - http://www.cosmotography.com/images/lrg_ngc4449.html

A mere million light-years from Earth, irregular dwarf galaxy NGC 4449 lies within the confines of Canes Venatici, the constellation of the Hunting Dogs.

NGC 1309 -- A spiral galaxy ~120 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. It is about 75,000 light-years across; about 3/4s the width of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. Bright blue areas of star formation can be seen in the spiral arms, while the yellowish central nucleus contains older-population stars.

NGC 1309 100 million miles away In the Eridanus constellation

An interacting colossus Name: IC 4970, NGC 6872 Type: • Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral • Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting • X - Galaxies Images Distance: 300 million light years Constellation: Pavo Credit: Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

Giant Spiral Galaxy NGC 6872 and IC 4970 in the constellation of Pavo

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M 81 (Bode’s Galaxy), M 82 (Cigar Galaxy), part of IFN, Messier 81 (Bode’s Galaxy or NGC Messier 82 (Cigar Galaxy or NGC in constellation Ursa Major. This couple is seen through faint glow of Integrated Flux Nebulae (or IFN).

GC 474: Majestic Galaxy encased within ‘shells’ Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/Coelum

NGC 474 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Pisces. This large galaxy is known to possess tidal tails, although their origins remain unknown. These tidal tails may be related to debris left over from absorbing numerous small galaxies in the past.

ALMA peers into the hearts of stellar nurseries – With their spectacular glowing arms, grand spiral galaxies seem to get all the attention — but NGC 6822, a barred irregular dwarf galaxy, proves that regular spirals do not have a monopoly on galactic beauty. More information: https://www.eso.org/public/images/potw1711a/ Credit: ESO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Schruba, VLA (NRAO)/Y. Bagetakos/Little THINGS

ALMA peers into the hearts of stellar nurseries – With their spectacular glowing arms, grand spiral galaxies seem to get all the attention — but NGC a barred irregular dwarf galaxy, proves that regular spirals do not have a monopoly on galactic beau

NGC 7714 is a spiral galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth.

Galaxy merger caught by Hubble telescope

You want what you want because you know it’s possible. If it wasn’t, you wouldn’t. For whatever else you believe or don’t believe, this belief alone can take you the distance. — The Universe

NGC 3314 is a pair of overlapping spiral galaxies between 117-140 million light years away in the constellation Hydra.

NGC 3314 - a pair of overlapping spiral galaxie in the constellation Hydra. The foreground galaxy, NGC is about 117 mly away. The background galaxy, NGC is about 149 mly away. The two components of NGC 3314 are physically unrelated.

Possibly the Youngest Galaxy Ever Seen, an irregular dwarf galaxy about 45 million light-years away is seen in this image from NASA. NASA/ESA/A. Schaller

Possibly the Youngest Galaxy Ever Seen, an irregular dwarf galaxy about 45 million light-years away is seen in this image from NASA. NASA/ESA/A.so NASA says, I see Thanos about to strike!

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