Artist’s impression of the distant galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2

Many young bright stars are located in the galaxy and ionise the gas inside and around the galaxy. Green colour indicates the ionised oxygen detected by ALMA, whereas purple shows the distribution of ionised hydrogen detected by the Subaru Telescope.

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NAOJ

About the Image

Id:eso1620d
Type:Artwork
Release date:16 June 2016, 20:00
Related releases:eso1620
Size:3543 x 3543 px

About the Object

Type:Early Universe
Category:Illustrations

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