NGC 253 and the cloud of complex chemical composition

The starburst galaxy NGC 253 and the radio spectra obtained with ALMA. ALMA detected radio signals from 19 different molecules at the center of this galaxy.

Credit:

ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Ando et al. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

About the Image

Id:Ando_star_forming_clouds
Type:Collage
Release date:12 January 2018, 15:15
Size:2732 x 2048 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 253
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:11 million light years
Category:Galaxies
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