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.Credit:
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|Release date:||15 March 2011, 17:48|
|Dimensions:||40 cm (W) x 36.15 cm (H)|
|Related archive image:||eso0643a|
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