Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 4

Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 4

The Pinwheel galaxy is located 23 million light-years away, and is one of the few spiral galaxies oriented face-on to our own. This image is the most detailed ever taken of a face-on spiral galaxy.

27 of Hubble's Best Photos for Its 27th Birthday

The Pinwheel galaxy is located 23 million light-years away, and is one of the few spiral galaxies oriented face-on to our own. This image is the most detailed ever taken of a face-on spiral galaxy.

No Organics Zone Circles Pinwheel Galaxy - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

No Organics Zone Circles Pinwheel Galaxy - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

A large spiral galaxy dominates this view from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The galaxy, often called the Pinwheel galaxy, was designated object 101 in astronomer Charles Messier's catalog of fuzzy things in the sky that are not comets.

A large spiral galaxy dominates this view from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The galaxy, often called the Pinwheel galaxy, was designated object 101 in astronomer Charles Messier's catalog of fuzzy things in the sky that are not comets.

This spectacular spiral galaxy is known to astronomers as Messier 83. Colloquially, it is also called the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101. NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope shows us, in spectacular detail, the infrared structure of what many think of as our own Milky Way galaxys smaller cousin.

This spectacular spiral galaxy is known to astronomers as Messier 83. Colloquially, it is also called the Southern Pinwheel due to its similarity to the more northerly Pinwheel galaxy Messier 101. NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope shows us, in spectacular detail, the infrared structure of what many think of as our own Milky Way galaxys smaller cousin.

International Asteroid Day 2017 The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, also known as Messier 83, is a full 30 degrees south of th...

International Asteroid Day 2017 The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, also known as Messier 83, is a full 30 degrees south of th...

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Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 5

Pinwheel Galaxy close-up 5

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy | Kekaha, Kaua`i, Hawai`i

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy | Kekaha, Kaua`i, Hawai`i

Pinwheel Galaxy Print, Universe Art, Astronomy Wall Decor, Space Instant Download

Pinwheel Galaxy Print, Universe Art, Astronomy Wall Decor, Space Instant Download

This new Hubble image reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of "grand design spirals", and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy ever taken with Hubble.

This new Hubble image reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of "grand design spirals", and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy ever taken with Hubble.

This image of the Pinwheel Galaxy, also known as M101, combines data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays from four of NASA's space-based telescopes. This multi-spectral view shows that both young and old stars are evenly distributed along M101's tightly-wound spiral arms.

M101: A Pinwheel in Many Colors

This image of the Pinwheel Galaxy, also known as M101, combines data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays from four of NASA's space-based telescopes. This multi-spectral view shows that both young and old stars are evenly distributed along M101's tightly-wound spiral arms.

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