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Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’

This image was processed before by the Hubble team but in a totally different way. In their image the hubble palette was used, using 3 images. For this image 6 different bands were used: hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f658n_wf_sci N2: used as yellow hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f673n_wf_sci SII: used as red hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f953n_wf_sci SIII: used as magenta/red hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f487n_wf_sci h-beta: used as lightblue hst_06227_02_wfpc2_f502n_wf_sci …

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Messier 94 (also known as NGC 4736) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781, and catalogued by Charles Messier two days later. Although some references describe M94 as a barred spiral galaxy, the “bar” structure appears to be more oval-shaped. The galaxy is also notable …

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NGC 3314 is a pair of overlapping spiral galaxies between 117-140 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra. This unique alignment gives astronomers the opportunity to measure the properties of interstellar dust in the face-on foreground galaxy (NGC3314a), which appear dark against the background galaxy (NGC 3314b). Unlike interacting galaxies, the two components of NGC3314 …

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NGC 1376 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Eridanus. It was discovered on 28th januari 1785 by William Herschel. Hubble datasets used: HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F435W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F475W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F555W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F606W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F625W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F775W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F814W_drz HST_10856_01_ACS_WFC_F850LP_drz

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