Starburst Galaxy NGC 1808
Depicts: NGC 1808, IRAS 05059-3734
Copyright: Jim Flood, an amateur astronomer affiliated with Sperry Observatory at Union College in New Jersey, and Max Mutchler, a member of the Space Telescope Science Institute staff who volunteered to work with Jim
NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2
(WFPC2) has captured a flurry of star birth near the heart of the barred
spiral galaxy NGC 1808.
Last Update: 1 September 2019