Archive for June, 2007

M81: Hubble photo and Spitzer image

June 13, 2007

[Hubble Space Telescope Image of M81]
Hubble Space Telescope Image of M81

Hubble Photographs Grand Design Spiral Galaxy M81

Hubble Space Telescope has taken the sharpest image to date of spiral galaxy M81, showing details like individual bright stars. This image was created from data obtained with HST’s ACS camera between 2004 and 2006. This is a color composite of images taken in blue, visible and infrared light.

[Multiwavelengths M81, SST/HST/GALEX]

Multiwavelengths M81, composed from above Hubble image, Spitzer infrared, and GALEX UV image.

Hubble Press Release (May 28, 2007):

ESA Press Release (May 28, 2007):

Hubble Heritage Feature (May 28, 2007):

Spitzer Press Release (May 30, 2007):

SEDS M81 page: