Thursday, November 29, 2007

Holiday wishes from the Hubble Space Telescope

Holiday wishes from the Hubble Space Telescope:
"Messier 74, also called NGC 628, is a stunning example of a 'grand-design' spiral galaxy that is viewed by Earth observers nearly face-on. Its perfectly symmetrical spiral arms emanate from the central nucleus and are dotted with clusters of young blue stars. ..."
32 million years ago the light from this galaxy began its journey to Earth. I am in awe of its beauty and its Creator.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

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1 comment:

Benjamin P. Glaser said...

Thanks for that Pic. It is amazing how beautiful the Universe really is...