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Galaxy M 101
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- Title Galaxy M 101
- Released 04/09/2007 4:54 pm
- Copyright Composite: JAXA, visible (green): the National Geographic Society, far-ultraviolet (cyan): GALEX/NASA
This is a composite image of the spiral galaxy M101.
The image shows the distribution of cold (blue) and warm (red) dust overlaid on the visible (green, showing distribution of stars) and far-ultraviolet (cyan, indicating the location of young stars) images of M101.