Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing Mission

Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing Mission

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News release ID: STScI-1995-49
Release Date: Nov 29, 1995
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

A majestic pinwheel formed by hundreds of billions of stars harbors rare pulsating stars that can yield clues to the size and age of the universe. The galaxy is so far away, Hubble sees it as it appeared at about the time dinosaurs roamed the Earth. (Image Released: January 1994)


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Announcements, Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

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Credit: NASA and STScI