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February 17, 2011 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-06

Hubble Shows New Image of Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841


Video: Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841 Pan Video

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This video is a pan across the majestic disk of stars and dust lanes in the NASA Hubble Space Telescope view of the spiral galaxy NGC 2841, which lies 46 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear).

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Acknowledgment: M. Crockett and S. Kaviraj (Oxford University, UK), R. O'Connell (University of Virginia), B. Whitmore (STScI), and the WFC3 Scientific Oversight Committee

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):

Release Videos

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841 Zoom Running Time: 36 seconds
Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841 Pan Video Running Time: 36 seconds