NGC 1140: Astronomers Zero in on Dwarf Irregular Starburst Galaxy

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have captured an incredible image of the dwarf galaxy NGC 1140. NGC 1140, also known as PGC 10966, is located in the constellation Eridanus, 58.5 million light-years from Earth. It was discovered on 22 November 1785 by the German-born British astronomer William Herschel. The dwarf galaxy has an [...] —> Read More