Spiral galaxy

Scientists discover most ancient spiral galaxy

Scientists discover most ancient spiral galaxy

The galaxy, known as A1689B11, existed just 2.6 billion years after the Big Bang, when the universe was only one fifth of its present age.

Nov 05, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

Hubble spots beautiful spiral galaxy that presents an interesting puzzle – See pic!

The galaxy, which is known as RX J1140.1+0307 and is in the Virgo constellation, presents an interesting puzzle. 

Jan 14, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Galaxy Cassiopeia harbours an unusual resident – NASA's Hubble observes the cosmic beauty! - See pic

Galaxy Cassiopeia harbours an unusual resident – NASA's Hubble observes the cosmic beauty! - See pic

The image shows that, the galaxy is currently undergoing an immense burst of star formation.  

Oct 16, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
NASA's Hubble peers into the center of spiral galaxy 'NGC 247'

NASA's Hubble peers into the center of spiral galaxy 'NGC 247'

The US space agency NASA has released an image of spiral galaxy known as NGC 247 that shows the central region of the galaxy.

Oct 08, 2016, 23:02 PM IST
NASA's Hubble explores the hidden dark side of NGC 24

NASA's Hubble explores the hidden dark side of NGC 24

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of the shining disk of a spiral galaxy that sits approximately 25 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Sculptor.

Oct 01, 2016, 20:40 PM IST
NASA's Hubble spies a spiral snowflake!

NASA's Hubble spies a spiral snowflake!

The US space agency NASA recently released a beautiful image of a spiral galaxy.

May 14, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Look: Incredible picture of Sunflower Galaxy from Hubble

Look: Incredible picture of Sunflower Galaxy from Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has recently produced a stunning view of the famous galaxy Messier 63, also known as the Sunflower Galaxy.

Sep 14, 2015, 09:17 AM IST
NASA, ESA release new Hubble image: Spiral galaxy M96

NASA, ESA release new Hubble image: Spiral galaxy M96

The US space agency NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) released a new Hubble Space Telescope image last week - Messier 96.

Sep 08, 2015, 09:39 AM IST
Spiral galaxy`s supermassive black hole weighed for first time

Spiral galaxy`s supermassive black hole weighed for first time

Scientists have for the first time measured the precise mass of a black hole at center of distant spiral galaxy.

Jun 19, 2015, 11:06 AM IST
Gobbling galaxy's snacking habits revealed

Gobbling galaxy's snacking habits revealed

A team of Australian and Spanish astronomers have caught a greedy galaxy gobbling on its neighbours and leaving crumbs of evidence about its dietary past.

May 21, 2015, 12:21 PM IST
Faint plumes extending from first known spiral galaxy spotted

Faint plumes extending from first known spiral galaxy spotted

Faint plumes extending from the first known spiral galaxy M51a, also called the “Whirlpool Galaxy” was captured by a team of astronomers recently.

Feb 04, 2015, 18:31 PM IST
Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe

Newly discovered galaxy may shed light on how galaxies developed in early Universe

Astronomers have discovered a very rare type of galaxy that might provide valuable insights on how galaxies developed during the early days of the Universe.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

Galaxy cluster spotted ripping spiral galaxy

A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627.

Mar 05, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Hubble spots spiral galaxy with double nucleus at its core

Hubble has shown new image of the spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, which is thought to have a double nucleus lurking at its core.

Jan 10, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Hubble captures star formation in spiral galaxy 15 mn light-years away

The full beauty of nearby barred spiral galaxy M83 has been unveiled in all of its glory in a Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image.

Jan 10, 2014, 12:18 PM IST

Milky Way has four spiral arms: Study

Researchers have said that a 12-year-old study of massive stars has reaffirmed that Milky Way has four spiral arms.

Dec 18, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Hubble telescope captures images of star explosion

Hubble Space Telescope has been able to capture a star explosion, forming supernova SN 2013ek, in spiral galaxy NGC 6984.

Nov 09, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Spiral galaxy Messier 61 about same size as Milky Way

The NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of nearby spiral galaxy Messier 61, also known as NGC 4303.

Jun 22, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

Hubble observes hidden depths of spiral galaxy Messier 77

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a vivid image of spiral galaxy Messier 77 -- a galaxy in the constellation of Cetus, some 45 million light-years away from us.

Mar 29, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

New image reveals spiral galaxy’s secrets

Combination of data from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and observations by amateur astronomers has produced one of the best images yet of nearby spiral galaxy Messier 106.

Feb 06, 2013, 19:01 PM IST