How much energy does our galaxy produce?

Our sun produces more energy every second than 1 billion major cities would produce in one year. Our galaxy produces 20 billion times more. In numb

Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way galaxy is our home. Astronomers have concluded for many years that at the center of our galaxy, is a bar of stars. Because

Stephan's Quintet

Stephan's Quintet is a group of five galaxies. The four physically associated galaxies are called Hickson Compact Group 92. Those four galaxies

Whirlpool Galaxy

At the center of the galaxy is a ring of dust that is believed to harbor a black hole. This ring is almost perpendicular to almost flat spiral arms

Cartwheel Galaxy

The multi-color image you see is a combination of shots of different telescopes at different wave-lengths. NASA scientists believe the galaxy looks

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy is our neigbor, the closest major galaxy to Milky Way. It is one of the galaxies that is part of our Local Group cosmic neighborho

M104 Galaxy or Sombrero Galaxy

Is there a galaxy that looks like a Mexican hat? You bet.The galaxy is located in the Virgo cluster of galaxies. Spanning 50,000 light-years

Eyes in the Sky NGC 2207 and IC 2163

Here are a couple of tangled galaxies that look like, well, eyes in the sky. Why are they tangled? The accepted explanation is that they are on cou

M81 Spiral Galaxy

M81 was discovered by Johann Elert Bode in 1774. The galaxy is sometimes called Bode's Galaxy, after its discoverer. M81, short for Messier