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Hitchhiker's guide to the universe: Nasa unveils incredible 'Sky Atlas' of half…

Nasa has unveiled an incredible 'sky Atlas' created from a mosaic of 2.7 million telescope images - which shows half a billion stars, galaxies and other objects.
Mary Hicks
Mary Hicks • 2 years ago

The immense Andromeda galaxy can be seen with a pair of binoculars, but you'll need a £ 200million telescope to produce a picture like this

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*** 2011 Jan 20: Andromeda M31. Two European space observatories teamed up to produce this image of the Andromeda Galaxy. The Herschel space telescope focused on rings of star formation in infrared light, shown here in shades of red and orange. The XMM-Newton probe registered the X-ray emissions from exploding stars, shown here in blue. M31 is the largest Galaxy of the Local Group, which consists of: Andromeda Galaxy, Milky Way Galaxy, Triangulum Galaxy, and at least 30 other smaller galaxies

❧ M31, the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large neighbor galaxy

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