What type of galaxy is NGC 5236?

What type of galaxy is NGC 5236?

southern spiral galaxy
This is an image of the bright, southern spiral galaxy NGC 5236, also known as Messier 83, one of the 9381 spiral galaxies studied by Andris Lauberts and Edwin Valentijn….About the Object.

Name: Messier 83
Type: Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance: 15 million light years
Category: Galaxies

What type of galaxy is M83?

spiral galaxies
Also known as the Southern Pinwheel, this galaxy is located 15 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Hydra. It was discovered in 1752 by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. With an apparent magnitude of 7.5, M83 is one of the brightest spiral galaxies in the night sky.

What NGC number is the Milky Way?

As NGC 4945 is only about 13 million light-years away in the constellation of Centaurus (the Centaur), a modest telescope is sufficient for skygazers to spot this remarkable galaxy….About the Release.

Release No.: eso0931
Facility: MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Instruments: WFI

How big is NGC 6946?

20,000 light yearsNGC 6946 / Radius

How far is NGC 6946 from Earth?

22.5 million light yearsNGC 6946 / Distance to Earth

NGC 6946 is a medium-sized, face-on spiral galaxy about 22 million light years away from Earth. In the past century, eight supernovas have been observed to explode in the arms of this galaxy.

How big is the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy?

27,750 light yearsMessier 83 / Radius

How big are black holes?

Stellar black holes, the most common, have a mass 20 times the size of the sun but are condensed in a 10-mile diameter sphere. Finally, supermassive black holes have masses of more than one million suns compressed into a sphere as giant as the solar system.

What is NGC 450 in the Milky Way galaxy?

NGC 450 is the large, bright galaxy.

What is IC 130 in the Milky Way galaxy?

IC 130 is a Galaxy in the constellation of Cetus. It is referred to as IC130 which is short for Index Catalogue number 130. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.