Hubble Zooms in on Dwarf Galaxy
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Duration: 30 seconds

This is a zoom into the dwarf irregular galaxy called Holmberg IX. It resides just off the outer edge of M81, a large spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. Video starts with a backyard view of Ursa Major. Camera zooms into the M81 and M82 galaxy pair. Scene ends with close-up view of Holmberg IX, where Hubble Space Telescope resolves over 20,000 stars.


Tags
Astronomical, Dwarf Galaxies, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope

Credits

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

Publication: January 8, 2008


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