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The Cartwheel Galaxy

The Cartwheel Galaxy


Depicts: The Cartwheel Galaxy, IRAS 00352-3359
Copyright: Kirk Borne (ST ScI), and NASA

Hubble resolves remarkable new detail in the galaxy's core. The reddish color of this region indicates that it contains a tremendous amount of dust and embedded star formation. Bright pinpoints of light are gigantic young star clusters.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
28-Oct-2021 15:04 UT

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