An image of Messier 63 has been uploaded

Hi all, Today, another Messier galaxy has been uploaded: M63, the Sunflower Galaxy. This galaxy has a weakly active nucleus and is classified as LINER. Remarkable in this galaxy is the presence of a very conspicuous star stream around it. This stream was discovered through a collaboration between amateur and professional astronomers in 2011. You […]

An image of NGC 3132, the Southern Ring Nebula, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of NGC 3132, the Southern Ring Nebula, has been uploaded. This planetary nebula shows a good resemblance with M57, the Ring Nebula, but it is located in the Southern Hemisphere. The nebula itself seems to have the structure of a “diabolo”, meaning a “double-cup”, although it is seen from a perspective […]

error: Content is protected !!