Current Location:
P. Douglas Kindschi Hall of Science -> 1st Floor (KHS)
Location Notes:
KHS; 1st Fl; Between doors of Rm. 1108

The Whirlpool Galaxy

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.70.29
Credit:
GVSU Collection Courtesy of NASA Images
Medium:
Digital Photograph
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 20 in Width: 15.7 in
Historical Context:
A composite image of M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy, shows the majesty of its structure in a dramatic new way through several of NASA's orbiting observatories: X-ray data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, optical data from the Hubble Space Telescope (green) and infrared emission from the Spitzer Space Telescope (red), and Galaxy Evolution Explorer (blue).