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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Largest-known spiral galaxy revealed by NASA`s GALEX

A team of astronomers has crowned the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 the largest-known spiral, based on archival data from NASA`s Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission.

Hubble discovers loose spiral galaxy

Astronomers claim to have spotted a new loose spiral galaxy filled with gas and dust, using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Earliest spiral galaxy ever seen discovered

Astronomers have for the first time observed a spiral galaxy in the early universe, billions of years before many other spiral galaxies formed.