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Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 3

Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 3

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

A selection of some of the millions of individual stars visible in Messier 101 with Hubble's sharp vision. In total it is estimated that the Pinwheel galaxy contains about one trillion stars.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Jul-2024 16:29 UT

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