Apr 26, 2022

Leo Triplet (revisited)

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a well-known and beautiful group of galaxies located in the constellation Leo, at a distance of approximately 35 million light years. It is formed by the spiral galaxies M65 and M66 and by NGC 3628...Read more 

Apr 2, 2022

NGC 5907 and its stellar stream

NGC 5907 (also known as the Splinter Galaxy or Knife Edge Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy located about 50 million light-years from Earth in the northern constellation Draco. It is a member of the NGC 5866 group.

NGC5907 was long considered a prototype example of a relatively isolated warped spiral... Read more (updated 17/04/2022)