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IRAS 20351+2521

IRAS 20351+2521

Date: 24 April 2008
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: LEDA 90367, IRAS 20351+2521, 2MASX J20371771+2531377
Copyright: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

IRAS 20351+2521 is a galaxy with a sprawling structure of gas, dust and numerous blue star knots. IRAS 20351+2521 is located in the constellation of Vulpecula, the Fox, 450 million light-years away from Earth.

This image is part of a large collection of 59 images of merging galaxies taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and released on the occasion of its 18th anniversary on 24th April 2008.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
23-Jun-2024 08:50 UT

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