Michael van Doorn (Netherlands) produced this image of AKA the Triangulum Galaxy, which lies approximately 3 million light years away. It is the third largest member of the Local Group of galaxies after Andromeda Galaxy and our own galaxy, the Milky Way.
This image shows the center of the globular cluster Messier also known as as observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Globular clusters are spherical collections of densely packed stars, relics of the early .
The galaxy UGC captured here by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is a dwarf irregular galaxy, so called because of its small size and chaotic structure. It lies just under 15 million light-years away from us in the constellation of Draco (the Dragon).
Makemake and its moon The first image by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the first moon ever discovered around the dwarf planet Makemake. The tiny moon, located just above Makemake in the image, is.