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April 24, 2006 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-14

Happy Sweet Sixteen, Hubble Telescope!

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Image: Chandra/Hubble/Spitzer X-ray/Visible/Infrared Image of M82

Chandra/Hubble/Spitzer X-ray/Visible/Infrared Image of M82STScI-PRC2006-14c

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Composite of multi-wavelength images of the active galaxy M82 from the three Great Observatories: Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and Spitzer Space Telescope. X-ray data recorded by Chandra (courtesy of NASA/CXC/JHU/D.Strickland) appears here in blue; infrared light recorded by Spitzer (courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/C. Engelbracht (University of Arizona)) appears in red; Hubble's observations (courtesy of NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)) of hydrogen emission appears in orange, and the bluest visible light appears in yellow-green.

Object Names: M82, NGC 3034

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, and JPL-Caltech

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