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 Release No. 04-21: Spitzer Reveals Pinwheel Galaxy's Hidden Wonders
For Release: EMBARGOED until 10:00 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, June 1, 2004

M33This Spitzer Space Telescope image of the Pinwheel Galaxy (M33) reveals a multitude of dusty red spiral arms studded with bright knots marking star formation regions. By studying this nearby galaxy in detail, astronomers can see "the Universe in a nutshell." Credit: E. Polomski et al. (University of Minnesota), G. Fazio et al. (SAO).

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