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September 20, 2005 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-26

Hubble Finds Mysterious Disk of Blue Stars Around Black Hole


Image: Artist's Rendition of the Core of M31

Artist's Rendition of the Core of M31 Artist's Concept

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Artist's rendition of the core of M31 that shows a ring of older red stars and a disk of young blue stars.

Object Names: M31, Andromeda Galaxy, NGC 224

Image Type: Illustration

Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)


The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Our Neighboring Galaxy's Unusual Core Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Our Neighboring Galaxy's Unusual CorePRC2005-26a Andromeda Galaxy (M31) Wide-Field Image Image Type: Astronomical Andromeda Galaxy (M31) Wide-Field Image The Core of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) Image Type: Astronomical The Core of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

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