Detail of a View Towards the Great Attractor. Note the strong warping of the galaxy to the left of the center, which may be caused by gravitational interaction with one or both of the bright galaxies that are seen above and below it.
just–space: “ Hickson 91 in Piscis Austrinus : Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer Paul Hickson and colleagues identified some 100 compact groups of galaxies, now appropriately called.
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 September 24 Heart and Soul and Double Cluster This rich starfield spans almost 10 degrees across the sky toward the northern constellations Cassiopeia and Perseus. On the left, heart-shaped cosmic cloud IC
Star Formation in the Tadpole Nebula Image Credit: WISE, IRSA, NASA; Processing & Copyright : Francesco Antonucci: Dusty emission in the Tadpole nebula, IC lies about light-years away in the northern constellation Auriga.
NGC 1300 by Steven Marx. A barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about light-years across; just slightly larger than our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It is a member of the Eridanus Cluster.
Behold the planetary nebula, aka Minkowski’s Butterfly, aka the Wings of a Butterfly Nebula, aka the Twin Jet Nebula. Discovered by Rudolph Minkowski in resides rougly light-years away from Earth towards the constellation Ophiuchus.