Zooming in on stars in the Andromeda Galaxy’s disc

This video zooms in on the location of Hubble observations on the edge of the Andromeda Galaxy’s disc. An area which appears virtually empty in the wide-field view is revealed as being packed with huge numbers of stars.


NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and T.M. Brown (STScI)

About the Video

Release date:21 July 2011, 10:00
Related releases:heic1112
Duration:23 s

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, M 31, Messier 31
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Halo



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