M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

NASA has released an amazing composite image of the M101 Pinwheel Galaxy [with a diameter of about 170,000 light-years] which is located 21 million light-years away from Earth.

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy - full image

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/spitzer/multimedia/pia15630.html

Advertisements
Gallery | This entry was posted in Astrophysics, Science, Solar System, Vortices. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s