Ultraviolet Andromeda

Swift_M31_large_UV70p.jpg (1 MB)

Explanation: This stunning vista represents the highest resolution image ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy (aka M31) at ultraviolet wavelengths. Recorded by NASA’s Swift satellite, the mosaic is composed of 330 individual images covering a region 200,000 light-years wide.
apod.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap101027.html


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    FUCK YEAH SCIENCE