Panning on the Whirlpool Galaxy

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The new Whirlpool Galaxy image showcases the spiral galaxy's classic features, from its curving arms, where newborn stars reside, to its yellowish central core that serves as home for older stars.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).

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Release date:25 April 2005, 06:00
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Duration:22s

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