Starburst galaxy NGC 1313

Starburst galaxy NGC 1313

R830/0195 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 35.3MB

Downloadable file size: 11.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Starburst galaxy NGC 1313, Hubble Space Telescope image. This galaxy, 50,000 light years across, has high levels of star formation. It is a barred spiral galaxy, the centre of which is seen here. The bar is running vertically down centre, and the spiral arms are emerging from the ends of the bar at upper left and lower right. This image was used to survey young stars (green), which are scattered throughout the galaxy. This indicates that the star clusters where these stars form break apart very quickly. This galaxy is 14 million light years from Earth, in the constellation Reticulum. This image was obtained with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument. The results were published in January 2007.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2007, 21st century, acs, active, advanced camera, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, barred, evolution, for surveys, galactic, galaxy, hst, hubble space telescope, ngc 1313, optical, reticulum, space, spiral, star formation, starburst galaxy, universe

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.