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News Release 378 of 959

April 24, 2006 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-14

Happy Sweet Sixteen, Hubble Telescope!

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Video: Zoom Animation into M82

Running Time: 30 seconds

Zoom through the northern spring sky, in the direction of the constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear, to the galaxy known as Messier 82 (M82), or the Cigar Galaxy. The observations were made by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys. Astronomers combined four color-filter images to make this exquisite image.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

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