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Whirlpool Galaxy

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA Acknowledgement: N. Scoville Caltech and T. Rector NOAO1999-12-04

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The image from NASA Hubble Telescope shows spiral arms and dust clouds in the nearby Whirlpool galaxy. Visible starlight and light from the emission of glowing hydrogen is seen, which is associated with the most luminous young stars in the spiral arms.

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  • Title: Whirlpool Galaxy
  • Creator: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA Acknowledgement: N. Scoville Caltech and T. Rector NOAO
  • Date Created: 1999-12-04
  • Rights: JPL

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