Universe through telescope

Updated: Apr 18, 2012 21:04 IST

A new view of the Whirlpool Galaxy, one of the two largest and sharpest images Hubble space telescope has ever taken. The new Whirlpool Galaxy image showcases the spiral galaxy's curving arms where newborn stars reside and its yellowish central core that serves as home for older stars. Reuters/File/NASA Handout
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A new view of the Whirlpool Galaxy, one of the two largest and sharpest images Hubble space telescope has ever taken. The new Whirlpool Galaxy image showcases the spiral galaxy's curving arms where newborn stars reside and its yellowish central core that serves as home for older stars. Reuters/File/NASA Handout

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