Guest Post: The Yin and Yang of the Visible and Invisible in Spiral Galaxies

Jayanne English, an astronomer with a visual arts background, outlines the process of making an illuminating image for the public from a rich set of research data. Exploring how galaxies change with time requires the study of how visible light and non-visible radiation are interconnected. With the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) we can map, often in... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4889

The text and images in this article were originally published on February 8, 2016, and reflect information about NGC 4889 available at that time. The Sleeping Giant—Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4889 The majestic yet placid appearance of this serene galaxy, NGC 4889, is deceiving to the unsuspecting observer. Captured in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image,... Continue Reading →

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