Spiral Galaxies


The Milky Way The Milky Way consists of a bulge of stars in...
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Featured Images

Strong winds blowing from a black hole in a distant spiral galaxy
Windy Black Hole Friday, January 15, 2016
The Milky Way galaxy's spiral arms
Arming the Milky Way Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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

Radio Programs

Orion Arm A short “arm” of the Milky Way Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Spiral Galaxies Pinwheels and whirlpools Monday, February 16, 2015
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


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