The spiral galaxy M101 region as viewed through ESASky, ESA's interactive portal to access astronomical data from space science missions.
The yellow and red circles are clickable icons that refer to scientific publications related to individual sources in this galaxy, bringing up the publication details in the lower panel. These include direct links to the publications in the NASA Astrophysics Data System.
ESASky is a discovery portal that provides full access to the entire sky. The open-science application contains over half a million images, 300 000 spectra and more than one billion catalogue sources.