Comparative View of Galaxy's Stellar Populations

A galaxy can look quite different in visible vs infrared light. This is a comparison view of a spiral galaxy in the Hubble Deep Field -- Hubble Space Telescope's view of the faintest galaxies ever seen in the universe.


Rodger I. Thompson (University of Arizona), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:8 October 1998, 17:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:HDF, Hubble Deep Field, Ursa Major
Type:Unspecified : Galaxy

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