This infrared image from NASA Spitzer Space Telescope shows a galaxy that appears to be sizzling hot, with huge plumes of smoke swirling around it. The galaxy is known as Messier 82 or the Cigar galaxy.
Title: Smokin Hot Galaxy animation
Creator: IRAC image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona<br />Visible-Light Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/NOAO
Date Created: 2006-03-16
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