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April 25, 2005 12:01 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-12

Hubble Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular New Images

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Image: M51 Nucleus in the Light of Hydrogen

M51 Nucleus in the Light of Hydrogen

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A detailed view of the very center of the spiral galaxy M51 in the light of hydrogen. We see darker dust silhoueted against the light from stars and glowing gas.

Object Names: Whirlpool Galaxy, M51, NGC 5194/5

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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