M101 Composite Image: Hubble Data (Green Component)

M101 Composite Image: Hubble Data (Green Component)

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News release ID: STScI-2009-07
Release Date: Feb 10, 2009
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The yellow color is Hubble's view in visible light. Most of this light comes from stars, and they trace the same spiral structure as the dust lanes.


Tags
Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

NASA, ESA, K. Kuntz (JHU), F. Bresolin (University of Hawaii), J. Trauger (Jet Propulsion Lab), J. Mould (NOAO), Y.-H. Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana), and STScI