Hubble's Largest Galaxy Portrait of M101

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Duration: 1 minute

Spiral galaxy M101 is located in the northern constellation Ursa Major. A "zoom" into the galaxy first reveals its location in the nighttime sky. Pushing past Ursa Major into the center of M101 reveals the details in the spiral arms.

Galaxies, Scientific Visualizations, SD Video, Spiral Galaxies


ESA, NASA, Three Rivers Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, Panther Observatory, Digitized Sky Survey II, and M. Kornmesse (Hubble Europe/ESA)

Publication: February 28, 2006

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