Friday, March 27, 2009

Blackeye Galaxy, Messier 64

Blackeye Galaxy (M64) is about 24 MLY away and has apparent magnitude of 9,4. Located in the constellation Coma Berenices, it is a particular galaxy appearance and we all understand it's nickname. It really look like and eye! Astronomers have discovered that there is to rotating systems in the galaxy with opposite directions causing collisions and unusual appearance.

No comments: