Whirlpool Galaxy lithograph PDF (528KB)
- Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
This Hubble Space Telescope image shows, in stark detail, the
bright "central bulge" of the Whirlpool Galaxy, where
a storm of star birth is taking place.
- Facts of interest about the image
Text identifies the image's features and traces the observation
of this massive galaxy, since the late 1700s.
PDF of Whirlpool
Galaxy lithograph (528KB)
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