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M82 Starburst Galaxy: average CO intensity. Caption, Credit and Copyright

This image was derived from an image cube of the CO emission from the region of intense star formation in the nucleus of the starburst galaxy, M82. This average intensity image was formed by averaging together all the planes in the image cube.

Credits: Image visualized by Raymond Plante, NCSA/Univ. of Illinois

Researchers: Jianjun Shen, K. Y. Lo, Astronomy Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Copyright 1995: Board of Trustees, University of Illinois

NCSA. Last modified 11/16/95.