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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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Video: M82 Great Observatories - Chandra/Spitzer/Hubble (Unannotated)

Running Time: 20 seconds

M82 is shown in all its wavelength glory. Dissolving from Chandra X-ray Observatory images of three X-ray energy bands to images in three bands of the infrared spectrum taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope, and ending with the Hubble Space Telescope's visible- and near-infrared- light image. The three observatories' images were composited to reveal the galaxy's stars, as well as gas and dust features.

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

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