M51 Nucleus in the Light of Hydrogen
M51 Nucleus in the Light of Hydrogen
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News release ID: STScI-2005-12
Release Date: Apr 25, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
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A detailed view of the very center of the spiral galaxy M51 in the light of hydrogen. We see darker dust silhoueted against the light from stars and glowing gas.


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Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Interacting Galaxies, Spiral Galaxies

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