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Annotated section of Hubble image of the Andromeda Galaxy

Annotated section of Hubble image of the Andromeda Galaxy


Date: 04 January 2015
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Andromeda Galaxy, M31, Messier 31
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This detailed image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a section of the Andromeda Galaxy, Messier 31, and marks a few of the many features that are revealed within it. Several object types are labelled, including dust lanes, stellar clusters, Milky Way stars, and star-forming regions. 

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Image Credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble, and Z. Levay (STScI/AURA)

PHAT Brick Credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble, J. Dalcanton (University of Washington), B. F. Williams (University of Washington, USA), L. C. Johnson (University of Washington, USA) and the PHAT team

Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Oct-2021 02:55 UT

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