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Fraser
2011-Mar-04, 06:50 PM
Looking out my own window this morning provides a gloomy overcast view, so this new image from the Spitzer Space Telescope provides a day-brightener: a pink sunflower! This is the Sunflower galaxy, also known as Messier 63, and with Spitzersí infrared eyes, the arms of the galaxy show up vividly. Infrared light is sensitive to [...]

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