Hubble Space Telescope Zooms in on Spiral Galaxy NGC 986

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have photographed a distant barred spiral galaxy called NGC 986. NGC 986 (also known as Dunlop 519) was discovered in 1828 by the Scottish astronomer James Dunlop. It is a bright, 11th-magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBab) located in the southern constellation of Fornax, 56 million light-years away. Its golden [...] —> Read More Here


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