Spiral 5

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) The swirling arms of NGC 3310 blaze the number five in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the image of this active starburst galaxy. New stars in most galaxies form at a slow rate....

Spirally Number 2

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Glowing gas and starlight with dark bands of interstellar dust create a cosmic number two in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. NGC 1300 is considered the typical barred spiral galaxy. Explore...

Spiral Dance

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa) Spinning in an intricate dance, two spiral galaxies are locked together in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the...

Dancing Galaxies

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Locked in a graceful dance with gravity, the interacting pair of galaxies known as Arp 87, swing past one another. When we look into space with NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers find hundreds...

Waving Galaxies

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) To me, the top galaxy of this interacting pair seems to be waving. MCG+12-02-001, the pair of galaxies in...