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NGC 4254

Grand design spiral galaxy NGC 4254 or Messier 99 seen as only Hubble can see, with a full set of nearly visible light red, blue, and green filters, with extra near-ultraviolet data to make those young blue star clusters pop.

 

Data from the illustrious PHANGS-HST program were used to create this image.

archive.stsci.edu/proposal_search.php?mission=hst&id=...

 

More on PHANGS here:

phangs.stsci.edu/

 

A single F814W exposure also uses data from the following proposal:

PTF10fqs: A Luminous Red Nova in the Spiral Messier 99

 

Red: WFC3/UVIS F814W

Green: WFC3/UVIS F555W

Blue: WFC3/UVIS F438W+F336W+F275W

 

North is 26.9° counter-clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on November 3, 2020