Galaxy NGC 4845

Galaxy NGC 4845 Hubble Space Telescope NASA/ESA

Galaxy NGC 4845 Hubble Space Telescope NASA/ESA This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the spiral galaxy NGC 4845,located over 65 million light-years (estimated) away in the constellation of Virgo (the Virgin). The galaxy’s orientation clearly reveals the galaxy’s striking spiral structure, a flat and dust-mottled disk surrounding a bright galactic bulge. NGC 4845‘s glowing midpoint hosts a gigantic version of a Black Hole, known as a supermassive Black Hole. The presence of a Black Hole in a distant galaxy like Galaxy NGC 4845 can be inferred from its effect on the galaxy’s innermost stars, these stars experience a strong

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image of irregular galaxy

Irregular galaxy Hubble Space Telescope has captured this image – Irregular galaxy

Irregular galaxy. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured this image of dwarf irregular galaxy Holmberg II. The galaxy is dominated by huge bubbles of glowing gas, which are sites of ongoing star formation. As high-mass stars form in dense regions of gas and dust they expel strong stellar winds that blow away the surrounding material. The cavities are also blown clear of gas by the shock waves produced in supernovae, the violent explosions that mark the end of the lives of massive stars. Most irregulars are small and faint Credit: NASA & ESA very interesting facts about Beautiful Galaxy

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cosmic

Galaxy gets a cosmic hair ruffling | ESA/Hubble

Galaxy gets a cosmic hair ruffling ESA/Hubble Galaxy gets a cosmic hair ruffling | cosmic | infrared light | Milky Way galaxy  | cosmic galaxy hair ruffling  cosmic hair ruffling | ESA/Hubble & NASA From objects as small as Newton’s apple to those as large as a galaxy no physical body is free from the stern bonds of gravity, as evidenced in this stunning picture captured by the Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Galaxy gets a cosmic hair ruffling | ESA/Hubble Here we see two spiral galaxies engaged in a

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supercluster Super rich Galactic Cluster

Super-rich Galactic Cluster This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the super-rich galaxy cluster Abell 1413. Located between the constellations of Leo (The Lion) and Coma Berenices, the cluster is over 2 billion light-years from Earth. This image is dominated by a large and highly elliptical galaxy called MCG+04-28-097, with a halo of stars extending for more than 6.5 million light-years. Abell 1413 is part of the Abell catalog, a collection of over 4000 rich clusters of galaxies fairly close to Earth — at least from a cosmological perspective — their light took less than 3 billion

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Spiral Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy a Key to the universe expansion rate | Spiral Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy a Key to the universe expansion rate This view from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 5584. This galaxy has played a key role in a new study that measures the expansion rate of the Universe to greater accuracy than ever before. NGC 5584 was first spotted as a faint glow in the constellation of Virgo by the great visual observer E. E. Barnard, back in 1881, using just a 12.5-cm telescope. But, by bringing the power of Hubble to bear, the galaxy can be resolved into thousands of separate stars. Some of

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Composite ultraviolet visible infrared photography

    Composite ultraviolet visible infrared photography This infrared photography is a multi-wavelength composite made by seven individual exposures made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. These exposures were taken by the Faint Object Camera (FOC), Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA. Credit: NASA, ESA, Dan Maoz (Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Columbia University, USA) The Red Spider Planetary Nebula | Awesome Nature | galaxy |spiral galaxies | NASA/ESA | cosmic | cosmic galaxy hair ruffling | Sky Fireworks Galaxy | galaxy |spiral

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