View Full Version : Astrophoto: A Whale of a Galaxy

2011-Apr-11, 10:00 PM
A unique galaxy came swimming into view of noted amateur astronomer R. Jay GaBany’s telescope, with gorgeous results! NGC 4631 in northern constellation of Canes Venatici is also known as the Whale Galaxy since it has the same profile shape as a large sea mammal. This starburst galaxy is about 25 million light years from [...]

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