Hubble's Infrared Galaxy Gallery. A View of NGC 4826

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:opo9910f
Type:Observation
Release date:18 March 1999, 06:00
Size:492 x 492 px

About the Object

Name:Black Eye Galaxy, Evil Eye Galaxy, IRAS 12542+2157, M 64, Messier 64, NGC 4826
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:18 million light years
Constellation:Leo

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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