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Hubble/GALEX/Spitzer Composite Image of M81

Hubble/GALEX/Spitzer Composite Image of M81


Date: 28 May 2007
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, and GALEX
Depicts: M81
Copyright: NASA, ESA and A. Zezas (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics); GALEX data: NASA, JPL-Caltech, GALEX Team, J. Huchra et al. (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics); Spitzer data: NASA/JPL/Caltech/Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics.

This image combines data from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) missions. The GALEX ultraviolet data were from the far-UV portion of the spectrum (135 to 175 nm). The Spitzer infrared data were taken with the IRAC 4 detector (8 μm). The Hubble data were taken at the blue portion of the spectrum.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Sep-2021 16:33 UT

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