M101 Composite Image: Spitzer Data (Red Component)
M101 Composite Image: Spitzer Data (Red Component)
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News release ID: STScI-2009-07
Release Date: Feb 10, 2009
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The red color shows Spitzer's view in infrared light. It highlights the heat emitted by dust lanes in the galaxy where stars can form.


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Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

Credit: NASA, Jet Propulsion Lab/Caltech, and K. Gordon (STScI)