Andromeda in Ultraviolet
This breathtaking view is a mosaic of 330 individual photographs taken by NASA’s Swift satellite. The view spans 200,000 light years, showing around 20,000 sources of ultraviolet radiation. At a distance of 2.5 million light years, Andromeda is still our nearest neighbour spiral galaxy. (x)

Andromeda in Ultraviolet

This breathtaking view is a mosaic of 330 individual photographs taken by NASA’s Swift satellite. The view spans 200,000 light years, showing around 20,000 sources of ultraviolet radiation. At a distance of 2.5 million light years, Andromeda is still our nearest neighbour spiral galaxy. (x)

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