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Starry bulges yield secrets to galaxy growth

Starry bulges yield secrets to galaxy growth



LIFTING THE VEIL OF DUST TO REVEAL THE SECRETS OF SPIRAL GALAXIES
Astronomers have combined information from the ESA/NASA Hubble Space Telescope's visible- and infrared-light cameras to show the hearts of four spiral galaxies peppered with ancient populations of stars.
Complete caption at: http://sci.esa.int/hubble/bulgesb.txt
Credits for WFPC2 and NICMOS composites: ESA, NASA and Reynier Peletier (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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