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NGC 4571

For your enjoyment. A low-surface brightness spiral galaxy with many bright blue clusters of star formation in its arms. Despite its dimness, or perhaps because of it, the young star clusters are very apparent in this galaxy.

 

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/

 

 

Red: WFC3/UVIS F814W

Green: WFC3/UVIS F555W

Blue: WFC3/UVIS F438W+F336W+F275W

 

North is 19° counter-clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on November 7, 2020