M31 in Infrared, X-ray and Optical
Date: 04 January 2011
Satellite: Herschel and XMM-Newton
Depicts: M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
Copyright: ESA/Herschel/PACS/SPIRE/J.Fritz, U.Gent/XMM-Newton/EPIC/W. Pietsch, MPE/R. Gendler
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Three images from different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum were used to form this composite image of M31, the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.
Last Update: 1 September 2019