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News Release 622 of 955

October 6, 1999 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-34

Starry Bulges Yield Secrets to Galaxy Growth

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Video: NGC 1365: Ground Image to Hubble Image

Running Time: 10 seconds

The ground-based image in visible light locates the hub area imaged with the Hubble Space Telescope. This barred galaxy feeds material into its hub igniting star birth. The Hubble NICMOS instrument penetrating beneath the dust reveals clusters of young stars.

Video Credit: Bryan Preston, The Space Telescope Science Institute

Ground-Based Image Credit: Allan Sandage (The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington) and John Bedke (Computer Sciences Corporation and the Space Telescope Science Institute)

WFPC2 and NICMOS Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and Reynier Peletier (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)

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