Current Location:
Allendale Campus
Recreation Center -> Recreation Center
-> 1st Floor
Location Notes:
RC; main level, across from equipment issue office

Messier 101 Galaxy

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.70.28
Credit:
GVSU Collection Courtesy of NASA Images
Medium:
Digital Photograph
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 16 in Width: 16 in
Historical Context:
The galaxy Messier 101 is a swirling spiral of stars, gas, and dust. Messier 101 is nearly twice as wide as our Milky Way galaxy. Spitzer's view, taken in infrared light, reveals the galaxy's delicate dust lanes as yellow-green filaments.