Compass and scale illustration for M101

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0907j
Type:Collage
Release date:10 February 2009, 15:00
Size:800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 101, NGC 4547, The Pinwheel Galaxy
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:22 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
X-ray
Hard X-ray
Chandra
ACS
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
Near-IR
8.0 μm Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC

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