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Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy | by Hubble Space Telescope / ESA
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Sharpest ever view of the Andromeda Galaxy

This image, captured with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is the largest and sharpest image ever taken of the Andromeda galaxy — otherwise known as M31.

 

More information: www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1502a/

 

Credit:

NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton (University of Washington, USA), B. F. Williams (University of Washington, USA), L. C. Johnson (University of Washington, USA), the PHAT team, and R. Gendler.

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Taken on January 5, 2015