Annotated Close-up of Andromeda

Annotated Close-up of Andromeda

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News release ID: STScI-2015-02
Release Date: Jan 5, 2015
Image Use: Copyright
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In this detailed image of the Hubble Space Telescope M31 PHAT mosaic image, several object types are labeled, including dust lanes, stellar clusters, Milky Way stars, and star-forming regions. This image is a small section of the full mosaic that includes near-ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared observations obtained with the Wide Field Camera 3

Galaxies, Infographics, PHAT, Spiral Galaxies, Survey


Illustration: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI/AURA);
Science: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and L.C. Johnson (University of Washington), and the PHAT team