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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Astronomy Tuesday




I've posted images of Messier 82 before, with its neighbor and gravitational battle partner M81, but it definitely deserves its own entry.

Those red plumes are just hydrogen, apparently in a bad mood.

Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin), M. Mountain (STScI) and P. Puxley (NSF).

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