Tagged: Galaxy - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy NGC2835 thumbnail
17-Feb-2018
NGC2835 is a small, faint spiral galaxy in the Hydra constellation. This is a test shot through a newly acquired GSO RC8 carbon fibre astrograph.

Spiral Galaxy Caldwell 101 thumbnail
11-Jul-2016
Caldwell 101 is a spiral galaxy about 31 million light-years away, tilted towards our line of sight. It is thought to be one of the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies in our immediate vicinity. It also has at least one distorted companion galaxy similar to the Magellanic Clouds.

Southern Pinwheel Galaxy M83 thumbnail
12-Apr-2016
The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away. It is one of the closest and brightest barred spiral galaxies in the sky.

Sombrero Galaxy: A comparison between my first ever astronomical photo 10 months ago and now thumbnail
31-Mar-2016
The Sombrero Galaxy is an unbarred spiral galaxy 28 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy has a diameter of approximately 50,000 light-years, 30% the size of the Milky Way.

Spanish Dancer Galaxy - NGC1566 thumbnail
09-Dec-2015
Shot over four consecutive nights, the Spanish Dancer is a spiral galaxy ~38 million light years distant in the southern sky.

Test Shot of the Sculptor Galaxy thumbnail
11-Oct-2015
I was playing around with my camera binning modes in preparation for a dark sky trip next weekend, and ended up with this. Even though it's just a test shot, I think it turned out pretty well. New lesson learned; don't overexpose the stars.

Edge On Spiral Galaxy NGC 5170 thumbnail
01-Oct-2020
NGC5710 is a rarely photographed spiral galaxy approximately 96 million light years distant. The core is comprised of old yellow stars, with young blue stars in its spiral arms, obscured by prominent dust lanes.

Edge On Spiral Galaxy NGC 3717 thumbnail
01-Sep-2020
NGC 3717 is a large spiral galaxy 60 million light years from Earth. Although 100,000 light years across, seen side-on, the galactic disk appears thin with prominent dust lanes.


Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1097 thumbnail
18-Apr-2020
This southern sky barred spiral galaxy shines bright in the southern skies, from about 45 million light-years away.

NGC 7083 thumbnail
09-Oct-2019
NGC 7083 is a spiral galaxy located about 134 million light-years away.

NGC 6962 and Companions thumbnail
24-Sep-2019
At 180 million light years away, spiral galaxy NGC 6962 dominates this field of galaxies.

Peculiar Galaxy NGC 5713 thumbnail
27-Jun-2019
NGC 5713 (right) is a peculiar, asymmetric galaxy, interacting with NGC 5719 (left) in the constellation Virgo.

Galactic Trio Arp 286 thumbnail
28-May-2019
A trio of interacting galaxies. NGC 5560, which is stretched out from interacting with the large galaxy NGC 5566 (yellow). NGC 5569 is the small, blue galaxy below NGC 5566.

Cartwheel Galaxy thumbnail
08-Nov-2018
Lying about 500 million light-years away in the constellation of Sculptor, the cartwheel shape of this galaxy is the result of a violent galactic collision.

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