Hubblecast 11: A grand design in a galactic festoon

Loading player...

The galaxy Messier 74 lies at a distance of over 30 million light years. In this latest image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope the enormous swirls of this stunning spiral galaxy arc across space, adorned with glowing pink regions of hydrogen gas and lit by the pale blue light of millions of newly formed stars.

Subscribe to Hubblecast!

Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

Narration:
Dr. Robert Fosbury

Design:
Martin Kornmesser

Web Technical Support:
Lars Holm Nielsen
Raquel Yumi Shida

Cinematographer:
Peter Rixner (www.perix-media-gmbh.de)

Script:
Lars Lindberg Christensen, Will Gater

Director:
Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic0719a
Release date:29 November 2007, 15:00
Related releases:heic0719
Duration:05m 44s

About the Object

Type:• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - HD Videos
• X - Hubblecast Videos

Videos

HD 720p (screen)
184.2 MB

HD

HD & Apple TV
202.1 MB
Full HD 1080p
294.4 MB

Large

Large QT
87.3 MB

Medium

Video Podcast
64.0 MB
Medium MPEG-1
144.8 MB
Medium Flash
72.4 MB

Small

Small Flash
33.4 MB
Small QT
21.3 MB

For Broadcasters

Broadcast SD
1.7 GB

Script

Script
141.2 KB

Subtitles

English
5.0 KB

Also see our