Spiral Galaxies


The Milky Way The Milky Way consists of a bulge of stars in...
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Radio Programs

Tadpole Galaxies The inside-out heads of tadpole galaxies Friday, November 28, 2014
Local Arm Wrapping our arms around our home galaxy Wednesday, September 4, 2013
M101 A beautiful galactic neighbor Friday, May 31, 2013
Double Heart Twin black holes in a nearby galaxy Wednesday, May 30, 2012
IC 342 A close but veiled cosmic pinwheel Sunday, January 22, 2012
M83 Livening up the galactic boondocks Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Sunflower Galaxy A good night for galaxy-watching Thursday, March 31, 2011
M101 Outlining a perfect cosmic pinwheel Sunday, June 13, 2010
M81 A "grand design" for a galaxy Saturday, June 12, 2010
Leo Tracing out the celestial lion Monday, March 8, 2010
Fornax Cluster Clustering around the furnace Saturday, January 9, 2010
Arms Race Counting the arms of the Milky Way Thursday, July 9, 2009

Featured Images

NGC 1398, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Fornax
Strangely Familiar Saturday, August 23, 2014
Hubble Space Telescope image of M101
Stellar Pinwheel Friday, May 31, 2013
Infrared view of the spiral galaxy IC 342
Tangled Galaxy Sunday, January 22, 2012
Six Spiral Galaxies from European Southern Observatory
Galaxies Galore Friday, October 29, 2010
NGC 4666, a starburst galaxy
Lively Galaxy Friday, September 3, 2010
An ultraviolet view of the spiral galaxy M81 shows young, hot stars in blue and
Grand Galaxy Saturday, June 12, 2010
Mini Us Friday, November 27, 2009
Bursting with Starbirth Monday, November 9, 2009
Grand Spiral Sunday, April 6, 2008
Triangular Spiral Monday, November 19, 2007
Galactic Pinwheel Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Galactic Trainwreck Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Galactic Beauty Saturday, April 7, 2007
Sweeping Beauty Sunday, January 21, 2007


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