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Animations of NGC 4631
NGC 4631 Animation
Animation of Spiral Galaxy with Dissolve into Chandra/Hubble Image

QuickTime MPEG This animation depicts a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way where hot X-ray-emitting gas emanates from regions of recent star formation in the galaxy’s disk. The animation then dissolves into the X-ray/Ultraviolet composite image of NGC 4631 before finally zooming into the central region of the galaxy as seen by Chandra and Hubble.
[Run time = 0:31 sec]
Animation: NASA/SAO/CXC/D.Berry
Images: X-ray: NASA/CXC/UMass/D.Wang et al., UV: NASA/GSFC/UIT, Optical: NASA/HST/D.Wang et al.

NGC 4631 Animation
Animation of Spiral Galaxy

QuickTime MPEG This animation depicts a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way where hot X-ray-emitting gas emanates from regions of recent star formation in the galaxy’s disk.
[Run time = 0:30 sec]
NASA/SAO/CXC/D.Berry


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