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Najnowsze zdjęcie galaktyki w konstelacji Andromedy

 ScienceDaily (Sep. 17, 2009) — In a break from its usual task of searching for distant cosmic explosions, NASA's Swift satellite has acquired the highest-resolution view of a neighboring spiral galaxy ever attained in the ultraviolet. The galaxy, known as M31 in the constellation Andromeda, is the largest and closest spiral galaxy to our own.



This mosaic of M31 merges 330 individual images taken by the Ultraviolet Optical Telescope aboard NASA's Swift spacecraft.


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