M51 Nucleus in the Light of Hydrogen
August 22, 2005
A detailed view of the very center of the spiral galaxy M51 in the light of hydrogen. We see darker dust silhoueted against the light from stars and glowing gas.
Topics: Technology Internet, Environment, Extragalactic astronomy, Spiral galaxies, Astronomy, M51, Interacting galaxies, Canes Venatici constellation, Whirlpool Galaxy, Unbarred spiral galaxies, Messier objects, Galaxy