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Visual Delights!

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/P. N. Appleton (SSC/Caltech)

From the colorful insides of animals to auroras on Venus and panda love, this week was full of visual fun. Take this "galactic Easter egg," the Cartwheel…Read More »









galaxy stands out against a backdrop of other brightly-colored galactic bodies. The Easter egg appearance of this galaxy is due to false colors representing various wavelengths of light — ultraviolet in blue, B-band visible light in green, infrared in red and X-ray radiation in purple. [See more amazing science images]
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