Hubble M31 PHAT Mosaic in Ground-based Image of M31

Hubble M31 PHAT Mosaic in Ground-based Image of M31

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News release ID: STScI-2015-02
Release Date: Jan 5, 2015
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The Hubble Space Telescope M31 PHAT mosaic image is shown in context with a ground-based image of galaxy M31. The background image, taken by Robert Gendler, was made by compositing M31 data from a 12.5-inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope with M31 data from the Digitized Sky Survey.


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Annotated, Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, PHAT, Spiral Galaxies, Survey

Credits

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI/AURA)

PHAT Mosaic Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and L.C. Johnson (University of Washington), the PHAT team, and R. Gendler

Credit for Ground-based Background Image of M31: (c) 2008 R. Gendler, Used with Permission