Observation • April 24th, 2006 • sig06-010
NASA's Spitzer, Hubble, and Chandra space observatories teamed up to create this multi-wavelength view of the M82 galaxy. The lively portrait celebrates Hubble's "sweet sixteen" birthday.X-ray data recorded by Chandra appears in blue; infrared light recorded by Spitzer appears in red; Hubble's observations of hydrogen emission appear in orange, and the bluest visible light appears in yellow-green.
About the Object
|X-ray||1.5 keV||Chandra ACIS|
|Optical||440 nm||Hubble ACS|
|Optical||656 nm||Hubble ACS|
|Infrared||8.0 µm||Spitzer IRAC|