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August 16, 2001 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2001-28

Burst of Star Formation Drives Bubble in Galaxy's Core

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Image: Galaxy NGC 3079

Galaxy NGC 3079

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Object Name: NGC 3079

Image Type: Astronomical

Credits: NASA, Gerald Cecil (University of North Carolina), Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland), Joss Bland-Hawthorn (Anglo- Australian Observatory), and Alex Filippenko (University of California at Berkeley).

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Montage Image: Burst of Star Formation Drives Bubble in Galaxy NGC 3079's Core Image Type: Astronomical Burst of Star Formation Drives Bubble in Galaxy NGC 3079's CorePRC2001-28 Gaseous Bubble in Core of Galaxy NGC 3079 Image Type: Astronomical Gaseous Bubble in Core of Galaxy NGC 3079

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