Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Galaxies, Stars and Nebulae seriesComposite of images of the active galaxy Messier 82 from the three Great Observatories: Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and Spitzer Space Telescope. X-ray data recorded by Chandra appears here in blue, infrared light recorded by Spitzer appears in red. Hubble's observation of hydrogen emission appears in orange. Hubble's bluest observation appears in yellow-green.
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Image credit: Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Spitzer Space Telescope
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