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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) Animations
M51 Animation
M51 Animation
QuickTime MPEG (formatted for TV) (formatted for TV) This animation zooms into the NOAO optical image followed by the HST optical image of M51. Next, it fades into Chandra's expanded central view of the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and finally fades into Chanda's wide field view of M51.
[Run time = 0:30 sec]
(Animation: CXC/A.Hobart)


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