M82: A Starburst Galaxy lithograph
- Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
This mosaic image from the Hubble Space Telescope is the sharpest wide-angle view ever obtained of M82. The text explains the mystery associated with this odd-looking galaxy.
- Facts of interest about the image
The image shows a bright blue disk, webs of shredded clouds, and fiery-looking plumes of glowing hydrogen blasting out of its central regions.
- Classroom activity
Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.
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