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 […]

LENSED QUASAR

LENSED QUASAR Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope Depicts: RXJ1131-1231 Copyright: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Suyu et al. RXJ1131-1231 is among the five best-lensed quasars discovered to date. The foreground galaxy smears the image of the background quasar into a bright arc (left) and creates a total of four images – three of which can be seen within the […]

Galaxy Seen side-on

Galaxy Seen side-on Galaxy Seen side-on | The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a sharp image of NGC 4634, a spiral galaxy seen exactly side-on. Its disc is slightly warped by ongoing interactions with a nearby galaxy, and it is crisscrossed by clearly defined dust lanes and bright nebulae. NGC 4634, which lies around […]

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