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News Release 39 of 54

April 24, 2006 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-14

Happy Sweet Sixteen, Hubble Telescope!

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Image: Disk of M82

Disk of M82

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A portion of M82's bluish disk, largely composed of young, hot stars. Numerous bright blue-white star-forming clumps and wisps of darker, cooler dust and gas appear superimposed on the disk.

Object Names: M82, NGC 3034

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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Montage Image: Active Galaxy M82 Details Image Type: Astronomical Active Galaxy M82 DetailsPRC2006-14b Nucleus of M82 Image Type: Astronomical Nucleus of M82 Hydrogen Plume in M82 Image Type: Astronomical Hydrogen Plume in M82

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