Daily Archive: October 1, 2014

Abell 426, the Perseus Cluster

Abell 426, The Perseus Galaxy Cluster

At Virtual Telescope, sometimes we like to image and share with our public something unusual, not merely pretty pictures. Recently we have found a great subject in Perseus, a typical constellation in the Autumn...

NGC 520

NGC 520 (Arp 157) – Psc

Initially catalogued as NGC 520, this weird object is now known as a pair of colliding galaxies, also named Arp 157. The merging galaxies show a long tail of stars and an evident band of...