Zooming in on stars in the Andromeda Galaxy’s disc

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This video zooms in on the location of Hubble observations on the edge of the Andromeda Galaxy’s disc. An area which appears virtually empty in the wide-field view is revealed as being packed with huge numbers of stars.


NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and T.M. Brown (STScI)

About the Video

Release date:21 July 2011, 10:00
Related releases:heic1112

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, M 31, Messier 31
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Halo
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - HD Videos


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