The Many Infrared Personalities Of The Sculptor Galaxy

Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 18, 2010 ![][1] The Sculptor galaxy is shown in different infrared hues, in this new mosaic from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The main picture is a composite of infrared light captured with all four of the space telescope’s infrared detectors. The red image at bottom right shows the galaxy’s active side. Infant stars are heating up their dusty cocoons, particularly in the galaxy’s

[1]: http://www.spacedaily.com/images/wise-sculptor-galaxy-different-infrared-hues-bg.jpg

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