Hubble view of M 106

This image combines Hubble observations of M 106 with additional information captured by amateur astronomers Robert Gendler and Jay GaBany. Gendler combined Hubble data with his own observations to produce this stunning colour image.

M 106 is a relatively nearby spiral galaxy, a little over 20 million light-years away.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and R. Gendler (for the Hubble Heritage Team). Acknowledgment: J. GaBany

About the Image

Id:heic1302a
Type:Observation
Release date:5 February 2013, 16:00
Related releases:heic1302
Size:7910 x 6178 px

About the Object

Name:M 106
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:20 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha
656 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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