Nasa's Hubble Spots Stunning 'Hidden Galaxy' Behind Our Milky Way
Space Telescope image showcases spiral galaxy IC 342, also known as Caldwell 5.
This glorious Hubble
some difficulty observing it due to obstacles in the way, earning it its "hidden" nickname
Scientists have had
through the debris, to an extent, as the telescope does have infrared capabilities
Hubble can peer
less scattered by dust and allows a clearer view of the galaxy in behind the interstellar matter.
Infrared light is
relatively close in galactic terms, only 11 million light-years from Earth.
IC 342 is also
diameter of our own Milky Way (50,000 light-years across), making it relatively large, too.
It's about half the
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