Artist's rendition of the core of M31

Artist's rendition of the core of M31 that shows a ring of older red stars and a disk of young blue stars.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)

About the Image

Id:heic0512f
Type:Artwork
Release date:20 September 2005, 19:00
Related releases:heic0512
Size:3675 x 3900 px

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, IRAS 00400+4059, M 31, Messier 31, NGC 224
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
Distance:2 million light years
Category:Galaxies

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