Image Archive: Galaxies

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Messier 61 looks straight into the camera A very bright contortionist The messy result of a galactic collision A swirl of star formation
Messier 61 looks straight into the camera A very bright contortionist The messy result of a galactic collision A swirl of star formation
Dusty detail in elliptical galaxy NGC 2768 Galactic glow worm One ring to rule them all Blue bursts of hot young stars
Dusty detail in elliptical galaxy NGC 2768 Galactic glow worm One ring to rule them all Blue bursts of hot young stars
Cosmic “flying V” of merging galaxies A side-on spiral streak The moment the lights went out A busy patch of the Great Attractor
Cosmic “flying V” of merging galaxies A side-on spiral streak The moment the lights went out A busy patch of the Great Attractor
An archetypal dwarf galaxy Don’t trust your eyes A wanderer dancing the dance of stars and space Glitter galaxy — An edge-on view of the ESO 318-13 galaxy
An archetypal dwarf galaxy Don’t trust your eyes A wanderer dancing the dance of stars and space Glitter galaxy — An edge-on view of the ESO 318-13 galaxy
Galaxy cluster MACS J0647.7+7015 A galaxy colourfully on the wane ain't dead yet Visible-Light and X-Ray Composite Image of Galaxy Cluster 1E 0657-556 Monster galaxy lacks a bright core
Galaxy cluster MACS J0647.7+7015 A galaxy colourfully on the wane ain't dead yet Visible-Light and X-Ray Composite Image of Galaxy Cluster 1E 0657-556 Monster galaxy lacks a bright core
Violent star formation episodes in dwarf galaxies Galaxy in a spin NGC 7090 — An actively star-forming galaxy Hubble image of galaxy pair Arp 116
Violent star formation episodes in dwarf galaxies Galaxy in a spin NGC 7090 — An actively star-forming galaxy Hubble image of galaxy pair Arp 116
Ground-based image of Arp 116 and its surroundings Spotting a supernova in NGC 5806 A lonely galactic island A galaxy festooned with stellar nurseries
Ground-based image of Arp 116 and its surroundings Spotting a supernova in NGC 5806 A lonely galactic island A galaxy festooned with stellar nurseries
Edge-on beauty Galaxies' El Dorado Antlia Dwarf Galaxy peppers the sky with stars HST PHAT detail of M31
Edge-on beauty Galaxies' El Dorado Antlia Dwarf Galaxy peppers the sky with stars HST PHAT detail of M31
HST PHAT wide image of M31 Hubble spots a busy barred spiral Faint galaxy with popping pink features Hubble sizes up a dwarf galaxy
HST PHAT wide image of M31 Hubble spots a busy barred spiral Faint galaxy with popping pink features Hubble sizes up a dwarf galaxy
A snapshot of galactic evolution Astronomical vision test Hubble ACS visible image of M51 The Impending Destruction of NGC 1427A
A snapshot of galactic evolution Astronomical vision test Hubble ACS visible image of M51 The Impending Destruction of NGC 1427A
Behind a Dusty Veil Lies a Cradle of Star Birth Artist’s concept of supermassive black hole within M60-UCD1 NGC 6050 Cosmic Dance of Destruction
Behind a Dusty Veil Lies a Cradle of Star Birth Artist’s concept of supermassive black hole within M60-UCD1 NGC 6050 Cosmic Dance of Destruction
Face-on spiral galaxy NGC 3982 The Cartwheel Galaxy NGC 3810: A Picture-perfect Spiral NGC 520
Face-on spiral galaxy NGC 3982 The Cartwheel Galaxy NGC 3810: A Picture-perfect Spiral NGC 520
Area of Centaurus A halo probed by Hubble Distant galaxies in the GOODS North survey
Area of Centaurus A halo probed by Hubble Distant galaxies in the GOODS North survey
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