Starry Bulges Yield Secrets to Galaxy Growth (Hubble NICMOS View)
Depicts: NGC 1365, IRAS 03317-3618
Copyright: NASA, ESA, and C. Marcella Carollo (Columbia University)
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In this infrared image, the Hubble telescope penetrates the dust seen in the WFPC2 picture to reveal more clusters of young stars. The bright blue dots represent young star clusters; the brightest of the red dots are young star clusters enshrouded in dust and visible only in the infrared image. The fainter red dots are older star clusters.
Last Update: 1 September 2019