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Enrique Rayon
Enrique Rayon • 1 year ago

Andromeda galaxy | Composite image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer and the Spitzer Space Telescope

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The Andromeda Galaxy

Composite ultraviolet-visible-infrared image of NGC 1512

The core of our galaxy, seen in infrared light by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Blue light is from stars, green light is from polycyclic carbon molecules, yellow and red light is from the thermal glow of warm dust.  This image spans approximately 1000 light years by 1600 light years.  The galactic core is 26000 light years away.

The Core of our Galxy, seen in infrared light by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Blue light is from stars, green light is from polycyclic carbon molecules, yellow and red light is from the thermal glow of warm dust. This image spans approximately 1000 light years by 1600 light years. The galactic core is 26,000 light years away.

Super cool space photo