Hubble's Infrared Galaxy Gallery

Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to produce an infrared 'photo essay' of spiral galaxies. By penetrating the dust clouds swirling around the centers of these galaxies, the telescopes infrared vision is offering fresh views of star birth.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9910a
Type:Collage
Release date:18 March 1999, 06:00
Size:3001 x 2401 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2903, NGC 3593, NGC 4826, NGC 5653, NGC 6946, NGC 891
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
Pseudogreen
Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
Pa-alpha
1.87 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS

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