Mounted image 028: The topsy-turvy galaxy NGC 1313

The central parts of the starburst galaxy NGC 1313. The very active state of this galaxy is evident from the image, showing many star formation regions. A great number of supershell nebulae, which are cocoons of gas inflated and etched by successive bursts of star formation, are visible.



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Data di pubblicazione:Martedì 15 Marzo 2011 17:48
Dimensions:40 cm (W) x 36.15 cm (H) x 1 cm (D)
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