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Pinwheel Galaxy

Pinwheel Galaxy


Date: 27 February 2006
Depicts: Messier 101, M 101, Pinwheel Galaxy
Copyright: ESA/NASA

This new Hubble image reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of grand design spirals, and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy ever released.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Sep-2021 16:41 UT

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