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The galaxy with ghostly spiral arms: M106 (NGC 4258)
- Title The galaxy with ghostly spiral arms: M106 (NGC 4258)
- Released 29/03/2007 3:56 pm
- Copyright NASA/CXC/Univ. of Maryland/A.S. Wilson et al. Optical: Pal.Obs. DSS; IR: NASA/JPL-Caltech; VLA & NRAO/AUI/NSF
This is a composite image of spiral galaxy M106 (NGC 4258). Optical data from the Digitized Sky Survey is shown in yellow, radio data from the Very Large Array appears purple, X-ray data from Chandra is coded blue, and infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope appears red. The anomalous arms appear as purple and blue emission.
- Id 225558