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List of galaxies - Wikipedia


The following is a list of notable galaxies. There are about 50 galaxies in the Local Group on the order of 100,000 in our Local ...

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.

Named Galaxies - NED


Jul 7, 1999 ... Named Galaxies. A number of galaxies are known by name; they are familiar but their positions ... Positions for Named Extragalactic Systems ...

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, ...

HubbleSite - Picture Album: Galaxies


Hubble's Largest Galaxy Portrait Offers a New High-Definition View The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104) Galaxy Cluster Abell 520 (HST-CFHT-CXO ...

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 ...

Galaxy name generator


This galaxy name generator will give you 10 names which will fit galaxies, star systems and other astronomical objects. There are 3 different types of names.

Galaxies | Science Mission Directorate


Like more than two-thirds of the known galaxies, the Milky Way has a spiral shape. At the center of the spiral, a lot of energy and, occasionally, vivid flares are  ...

Spiral Galaxy | NASA


This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, shows a spiral galaxy named NGC 278. This cosmic beauty lies ...

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 ...

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Galaxy Names - Universe Today


And sometimes a galaxy has LOTS of different names, such as M87, Virgo A, NGC 4486, Arp 152, 3C274, IRAS 12282+1240, WMAP J123051+1223 (there's,  ...

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 ...

Types of Galaxies - Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies - Space Facts


Spiral galaxies are the most common type in the universe. Our Milky Way is a spiral, ... Irregular galaxies are as their name suggests: irregular in shape. The best ...