Large galaxies and faint nebulae highlight this deep image of the Group of galaxies. First and foremost in the wide-angle exposure is the grand design spiral galaxy the largest galaxy visible in the image
Messier 9 The globular star cluster Messier 9 has over stars within a diameter of about 90 light years. It is light years from Earth, near the central bulge of our Milky Way galaxy in the constellation of Sagittarius.
It just 'accidently' makes the symbol of infinity! perfect since in symbolism, the sun symbols Christ, the moon the Church. ~ mw ~ Fixed position photograph of the sun, taken at the same time of day over a year. Looks like the infinity symbol!
Everything really is connected. The Mandelbrot Set at microscopic & galactic scale is exactly the same. The Fabric of Reality in all it's glory. Brain cell, the universe, birth of a cell, death of a star, eye and nebula.
NGC NGC interacting galaxy pair, imaged w/the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph at Gemini South in Chile. Intense reddish star-forming regions spatter the edges of NGC About 55 mly away toward the southern constellation of Eridanus