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Braided Galactic Jet

Braided Galactic Jet

Date: 14 January 1991
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Galactic Jet
Copyright: NASA and ESA

This is a ten thousand light-year long jet of plasma observed by the European Space Agency's Faint Object Camera, aboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The image, which is much sharper than previous pictures taken with ground based telescopes. reveals unprecedented detail in the jet.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Mar-2024 16:42 UT

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