M31 and M101: GALEX images

[M31 in UV, GALEX] [M101 in UV, GALEX]

Nasa’s GALEX UV telescope satellite has imaged two famous spiral galaxies, the Andromeda Galaxy M31 and the Pinwheel Galaxy M101. These images are in false color, 2-color composite: far-UV displayed in blue, near-UV in red.

GALEX Feature Story (February 21, 2008):
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/newsroom/glx2008-01f.html
M31 image:
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/media/glx2008-01f_img01.html
M101 image:
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/media/glx2008-01f_img02.html

SEDS M31 page:
http://messier.seds.org/m/m031.html
SEDS M101 page:
http://messier.seds.org/m/m101.html

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