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Starbursts in Distant Galaxies

Starbursts in Distant Galaxies

Date: 14 August 1997
Satellite: ISO
Depicts: Starbusrsts
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Intense infrared emissions detected by ESA's Infrared Space Observatory ISO tell of feverish episodes of star-making in progress in far-flung galaxies. ISO's observations at an infrared wavelength of 7 microns are depicted in red in this image. They are superimposed on blue spots which represent detections of galaxies at a near-infrared wavelength of 2 microns, using the ground-based 2.2-metre telescope in Hawaii.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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