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
About this image

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.


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

Credits

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