Very beautiful. The Hubble Telescope captured a photo of a dazzling “Christmas tree ball” of stars


Very beautiful. The Hubble Telescope captured a photo of a dazzling “Christmas tree ball” of stars

December 24, 22:24 Share:

A cluster of stars that looks like a Christmas ball (Photo:NASA/ESA)

The Hubble Telescope continues to inspire space enthusiasts with its breathtaking images.

A new photo released by NASA shows A Christmas tree ball” of stars created with a stunning chromatic effect.

The subject of the image is the irregularly shaped dwarf galaxy UGC 8091, located in the constellation Virgo, at a distance of approximately seven million light years from Earth. Scientists used data collected by the Wide Field Camera and the Pre-Camera for Hubble telescope surveys from 2006 to 2021. The data went through 12 filters covering the range from mid-ultraviolet to visible red light.

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This unique method revealed red spots, presumably interstellar hydrogen molecules, as well as « sparkles» inside, representing older stars. The background of the photo is decorated with distant galaxies that appear to be single stars.

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