Hubble Sees Edge-On Spiral Galaxy NGC 5023

Astronomers using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured a spectacular new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 5023. NGC 5023 lies a mere 33 million light-years distant in the northern constellation Canes Venatici. The galaxy is almost 50,000 light-years across. It has an apparent magnitude of 12.8 and contains more than two hundred stars with [...] —> Read More