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List of galaxies - Wikipedia


The following is a list of notable galaxies. There are about 51 galaxies in the Local Group on the order of 100,000 in our Local ...

Named Galaxies - NED


Jul 7, 1999 ... Named Galaxies. A number of ... Andromeda galaxy = M31 = NGC 0224, 00 42.7, +41 16 ... Antennae Galaxies = NGC 4038/9, 12 01.9, -18 52.

8 Galaxies With Unusual Names - Live Science


Nov 8, 2016 ... With an estimated 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies in the known universe, ... Here's a look at some of these galaxies with standout names.

10 Most Bizarre Galaxies In The Universe - Listverse


Mar 3, 2014 ... Everyone has seen pictures of galaxies in their elementary school ... a moderately successful French shoegaze/synthpop band named after it.

Galaxy Names - Universe Today


Dec 24, 2015 ... And sometimes a galaxy has LOTS of different names, such as M87, Virgo A, NGC 4486, Arp 152, 3C274, IRAS 12282+1240, WMAP ...

Star Names | Planet Baby Names | Baby Names - Babble


In a galaxy far, far away (or perhaps not so far), there's a baby name that suits ... Altair is the name of the main star in the constellation Aquila, which is known as ...

10 Most Fascinating Galaxies of our Universe (incredible galaxy ...


Mar 10, 2009 ... The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It has a bright nucleus, ...

Galaxies, Galaxy Information, Galaxy Facts, News, Photos ... - Science


Elliptical galaxies are shaped as their name suggests. ... The universe's largest known galaxies are giant elliptical galaxies, which may be as much as two ...

What is the name of the closest galaxy to Earth? | Reference.com


As of 2015, the closest known galaxy to Earth is the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy. Its distance from the sun is approximately 25000 lights...

Galaxies with Proper Names - SEDS Messier Database


May 28, 1999 ... Galaxies with Proper Names. List by James T. Himer and Barry F. Madore from the RASC's Observer's Handbook, html'ed by Hartmut Frommert ...