Composite view of the galaxy NGC 1433 from ALMA and Hubble

This detailed view shows the central parts of the nearby active galaxy NGC 1433. The dim blue background image, showing the central dust lanes of this galaxy, comes from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The coloured structures near the centre are from recent ALMA observations that have revealed a spiral shape, as well as an unexpected outflow, for the first time.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/NASA/ESA/F. Combes

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About the Image

Id:eso1344a
Type:Observation
Release date:16 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1344
Size:2000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1433
Type:• X - Galaxies

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Millimeter Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Millimeter Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Optical
438
Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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