Andromeda Galaxy (M31) - HST WFPC2

A Hubble WFPC2 image of the core of M31. Astronomers believe the two bright objects are a ring of red stars and a disk of blue stars.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and T. Lauer (NOAO/AURA/NSF)

About the Image

Id:heic0512e
Type:Observation
Release date:20 September 2005, 19:00
Related releases:heic0512
Size:512 x 512 px

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, Messier 31, NGC 224
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:2 million light years

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Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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