May 2006

Calendar May 2006

The graceful, winding arms of the majestic spiral galaxy M51 (NGC 5194) appear like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space. They are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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Year:2006
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