Other Galaxy Looks Just Like Our Galaxy

Jeff Neumann · 06/06/11 03:21AM

The European Southern Observatory has released a new image of galaxy NGC 6744, which is about 30 million light-years away, taken with a "Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope." Basically, it looks just like the Milky Way. Here's what the ESO about the picture:

Beautiful Time-Lapse of the Milky Way over Hawaii

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 03/04/10 03:10PM

In all the messiness of life's day-to-day, one tends to forget the majesty that is the universe on a grand scale. Let this stunning time-lapse of the Milky Way over Hawaii remind you of your insignificance.