Zoom on starburst galaxy NGC 1569

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The nearby dwarf galaxy NGC 1569 is a hotbed of vigorous star birth activity which blows huge bubbles and super-bubbles that riddle the main body of the galaxy. The galaxy?s vigorous ?star factories? are also manufacturing brilliant blue star clusters. This galaxy had a sudden and relatively recent onset of star birth 25 million years ago, which subsided about the time the very earliest human ancestors appeared on Earth.

Credit:

European Space Agency, NASA & Peter Anders (G"ttingen University Galaxy Evolution Group, Germany)

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Release date:3 February 2004, 15:00
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