spindle galaxy NGC 5866

Installation "spindle galaxy NGC 5866 " 18x9x6m, Russia, St. Petersburg, 2015

 

NGC 5866 (also called the Spindle Galaxy or Messier 102) is a relatively bright lenticular  or spiral galaxy in the constellation Draco. NGC 5866 was probably discovered by Pierre Méchain or Charles Messier in 1781, and independently found by William Herschel in 1788. Read more in Wikipedia…

 

 

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