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Starry Bulges Yield Secrets to Galaxy Growth (Hubble NICMOS View)

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)

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
10-Aug-2022 02:25 UT

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