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Views of NGC 253's central region

AAO core of NGC 253

The central region of NGC 253 as imaged by the Anglo-Australian Telescope.

AAO+HST core

The photograph above overlaid with the Hubble Heritage image.

Click on the image for higher resolution versions of the Heritage image which show the dust columns, as well as regions of intense star birth, in more detail.

 

Other detailed Hubble Space Telescope views of the central region illuminate the discovery of Super Star Clusters in this galaxy.

orientation

Note that all the views of NGC 253 on this page are oriented with
North to the bottom and East to the right.

AAO core of NGC 253 The central region of NGC 253 as imaged by the Anglo-Australian Telescope.
AAO+HST core The photograph above overlaid with the Hubble Heritage image.

Click on the image for higher resolution versions of the Heritage image which show the dust columns, as well as regions of intense star birth, in more detail.

Other detailed Hubble Space Telescope views of the central region illuminate the discovery of Super Star Clusters in this galaxy.