NGC 1300 by Steven Marx. A barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about light-years across; just slightly larger than our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It is a member of the Eridanus Cluster.
Just incredible 🌸 Use of Chile European Southern Observatory the (ESO) of ultra-large telescope VLT (VLT), the team break away from the galaxy ESO 243 in 49 ultra-bright X-ray source an optical spectrum of their record acquired have.
NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a passing galaxy (not pictured) during a near-collision approximately 100 million years ago.