标签: active galaxy

半人马座A

2022年3月17日 Centaurus A Image Credit & Copyright: David Alemazkour Explanation: A mere 11 million light-years away, Centaurus A is the closest active galaxy to planet Earth. Spanning over 60,000 light-years, the peculiar elliptical galaxy also known as NGC 5128, is featured in this sharp telescopic view. Centaurus A is apparently the result of a collisio...

邻近的螺旋星系NGC 4945

2022年2月26日 Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 4945 Image Credit & Copyright: Dietmar Hager, Eric Benson Explanation: Large spiral galaxy NGC 4945 is seen nearly edge-on in this cosmic galaxy close-up. It’s almost the size of our Milky Way Galaxy. NGC 4945’s own dusty disk, young blue star clusters, and pink star forming regions stand out in the colorf...