NGC 3576 is a minor nebula in the Sagittarius arm of the galaxy a few thousand light-years away from the Eta Carinae nebula. Eventually this nebula even received six different classification numbers. Currently, astronomers call the entire nebula NGC
Smaller satellite galaxies caught by a spiral galaxy are distorted into elongated structures consisting of stars, which are known as tidal streams, as shown in this artist's impression. The new survey has, for the first time, shown the presence of such te
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 November 8 The Cosmic Web of the Tarantula Nebula It is the largest and most complex star forming region in the entire galactic neighborhood. Located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy.
Milky Way and Aurora over Antarctica - LI Hang Taken in mid-July just before the end of this polar night. Pointing up, the wide angle lens captured not only the ground at the bottom, but at the top as well.