June 22, 2016

Artist’s impression of the distant galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2

galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2

Many young bright stars are located in the galaxy and ionise the gas inside and around the galaxy. Green colour indicates the ionised oxygen detected by ALMA, whereas purple shows the distribution of ionised hydrogen detected by the Subaru Telescope.

Image Credit: NAOJ

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