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M101, the Pinwheel Galaxy, in ultraviolet, from the lunar surface

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M101, the Pinwheel Galaxy, in ultraviolet, from the lunar surface Chang'e 3 took this photo of the Pinwheel Galaxy using its Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope on December 2, 2014.

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Original image data dated on or about December 2, 2014.

 

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