See the Andromeda Galaxy in a Cool New Light

The European Herschel Space Observatory has stared deep into the famous Andromeda galaxy, exposing the intricate beauty of its cool spirals of gas and dust.

January 29, 2013
3:00 PM EST
In this new view of the Andromeda galaxy from the Herschel space observatory, cool lanes of forming stars are revealed in the finest detail yet. | ESA/Herschel/PACS & SPIRE Consortium, O. Krause, HSC, H. Linz