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M82 Galaxy: View in the Infrared. Caption, Credit and Copyright

In this "photographic infrared" view of the galaxy M82, sites of star formation are revealed by the intensity of emissions; activity is concentrated in the central 2000 light years of the galaxy.

Copyright Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

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Copyright 1995: Board of Trustees, University of Illinois

NCSA. Last modified 11/16/95.