NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 June 11 The Fornax Cluster of Galaxies Named for the southern constellation toward which most of its galaxies can be found, the Fornax Cluster is one of the closest clusters of galaxies. About 62 million.
Composite view of the Crab nebula, an iconic supernova remnant in our Milky Way galaxy. A wispy and filamentary cloud of gas and dust, the Crab nebula is the remnant of a supernova explosion that was observed by Chinese astronomers in the year
NGC Galaxy in a Bubble Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany (Blackbird Obs.), Collaboration: David Martinez- Delgado (MPIA, IAC), et al. Gorgeous spiral galaxy NGC 3521 is a mere 35 million light- years away, toward the constellation Leo.
Forged in a collision of two otherwise normal galaxies, Centaurus A's fantastic jumble of young blue star clusters, pinkish star forming regions, and imposing dark dust lanes are seen here in remarkable detail.
Ballet of Interacting Galaxies The pair of galaxies NGC 1531 and NGC engaged in a spirited waltz, is located about 70 million light-years away towards the southern constellation Eridanus (The River). The deformed foreground spiral galaxy laced with