Messier 61. NGC 4303

Click on the image for a full resolution version See this image also on Instagram   Messier 61, or NGC 4303, is a barred spiral galaxy located about 53 million light years away, in the constellation Virgo. Classified morphologically as SABbc, M61 has an AGN (Active Galactic Nucleus) and is known to be a starburst … Continue reading Messier 61. NGC 4303