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Hubble view of M 106

Hubble view of M 106

Date: 04 February 2013
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: M 106
Copyright: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and R. Gendler (for the Hubble Heritage Team). Acknowledgment: J. GaBany, A. van der Hoeven

This image combines Hubble observations of M 106 with additional information captured by amateur astronomers Robert Gendler and Jay GaBany. Gendler combined Hubble data with his own observations to produce this stunning colour image.

M 106 is a relatively nearby spiral galaxy, a little over 20 million light-years away.


Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-Jun-2024 22:13 UT

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