标签: 螺旋星系

河外星系特写: NGC 6744

2022年11月25日 NGC 6744: Extragalactic Close-Up Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the LEGUS team Explanation: Beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6744 is nearly 175,000 light-years across. That’s larger than the Milky Way. It lies some 30 million light-years distant in the southern constellation Pavo, with its galactic disk tilted towards our line of sight. This Hubbl...

M33: 三角大星系

2022年11月3日 M33: The Triangulum Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Processing – Robert Gendler Data – Hubble Legacy Archive, KPNO, NOIRLab, NSF, Aura, Amateur Sources Explanation: The small, northern constellation Triangulum harbors this magnificent face-on spiral galaxy, M33. Its popular names include the Pinwheel Galaxy or just the Triangulum...

棒旋星系NGC 1300

2022年10月16日 Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300 Image Credit: NASA ESA, Hubble Heritage Explanation: Across the center of this spiral galaxy is a bar. And at the center of this bar is smaller spiral. And at the center of that spiral is a supermassive black hole. This all happens in the big, beautiful, barred spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1300, a galaxy that lies ...

NGC 4631:鲸鱼星系

2022年10月6日 NGC 4631: The Whale Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Sherick Explanation: NGC 4631 is a big beautiful spiral galaxy. Seen edge-on, it lies only 25 million light-years away in the well-trained northern constellation Canes Venatici. The galaxy’s slightly distorted wedge shape suggests to some a cosmic herring and to others its pop...

星系NGC 7331特写

2022年9月22日 NGC 7331 Close Up Image Credit & License: ESA/Hubble & NASA/D. Milisavljevic (Purdue University) Explanation: Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 7331 is often touted as an analog to our own Milky Way. About 50 million light-years distant in the northern constellation Pegasus, NGC 7331 was recognized early on as a spiral nebula and is actua...

M51:涡状星系

2022年9月2日 M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Fabian Neyer Explanation: Find the Big Dipper and follow the handle away from the dipper’s bowl until you get to the last bright star. Then, just slide your telescope a little south and west and you’ll come upon this stunning pair of interacting galaxies, the 51st entry in Charles...

哈勃望远镜的星暴星系M94

2022年7月31日 Starburst Galaxy M94 from Hubble Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Explanation: Why does this galaxy have a ring of bright blue stars? Beautiful island universe Messier 94 lies a mere 15 million light-years distant in the northern constellation of the Hunting Dogs (Canes Venatici). A popular target for Earth-based astronomers, the face-on spira...

螺旋星系NGC 6744

2022年6月23日 Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 Image Credit & Copyright: Basudeb Chakrabarti Explanation: Beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6744 is nearly 175,000 light-years across, larger than our own Milky Way. It lies some 30 million light-years distant in the southern constellation Pavo but appears as only a faint, extended object in small telescopes. We see the disk...

侧向星系NGC 4565

2022年5月26日 NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Sherick Explanation: Magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 4565 is viewed edge-on from planet Earth. Also known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile, bright NGC 4565 is a stop on many telescopic tours of the northern sky, in the faint but well-groomed constellation Coma Berenices. This...

NGC 3521:气泡里的星系

2022年5月5日 NGC 3521: Galaxy in a Bubble Image Credit & Copyright: Mark Hanson and Mike Selby Explanation: Gorgeous spiral galaxy NGC 3521 is a mere 35 million light-years away, toward the northern springtime constellation Leo. Relatively bright in planet Earth’s sky, NGC 3521 is easily visible in small telescopes but often overlooked by amateur ima...