Video of Andromeda Galaxy in many colors | Space | EarthSky


Space telescopes launched and maintained by the European Space Agency (ESA) have captured the Andromeda Galaxy – also known as M31, the nearest large spiral galaxy to our Milky Way – in different wavelengths or colors of the electromagnetic spectrum. With the exception of visible light, which is just one small part of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum, these colors are invisible to the eye. And yet each wavelength or color shows a different aspect of the galaxy’s nature, as the video below illustrates.

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via Video of Andromeda Galaxy in many colors | Space | EarthSky.

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