Too Fast, Too Furious: A Galaxy's Fatal Plunge

Circumstellar Disk HD 61005

Credit:

NASA, D. Hines (Space Science Institute, New Mexico Office in Corrales, New Mexico), and G. Schneider (University of Arizona)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0801b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 January 2008, 17:30
Size:736 x 848 px

About the Object

Name:HD 61005
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk
Distance:110 light years
Category:Stars

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Infrared
J
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS

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