Detail View: NASA Hubble Space Telescope Collection: Deepest View of Space Yields Young Stars in Andromeda Halo

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Deepest View of Space Yields Young Stars in Andromeda Halo
Fast Facts: 
Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: M31, NGC 224, Andromeda Galaxy Object Description: Spiral Galaxy in Local Group Position (J2000): R.A. 00h 46m 08.14s Dec. +40° 42' 36.36" Constellation: Andromeda Distance: About 2.5 million light-years (0.8 Megaparsecs) Dimensions: The image is roughly 3.1 arcminutes (2,300 light-years or 710 parsecs) across. About the Data Data Description: These data are from the HST proposal 9453 by T.M. Brown, H.C. Ferguson, E. Smith (STScI), R.A. Kimble, A.V. Sweigart (NASA/GSFC), A. Renzini (ESO), R.M. Rich (UCLA), and D.A. VandenBerg (U. of Victoria). Instrument: ACS/WFC Exposure Date(s): December 2002; January 2003 Exposure Time: 3.5 days Filters: F606W (Wide "V"), F814W ("I") About the Image Image Credit: NASA, ESA and T.M. Brown (STScI) Release Date: May 7, 2003 Orientation: Young and Old Stars Found in Andromeda's Halo [ http://imgsrc.hubblesite.org/hu/db/2003/15/images/a/formats/compass_large_web.jpg ]
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*News Release Number:*: STScI-2003-15f
facet_what: 
Andromeda
facet_where: 
Andromeda Galaxy
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December 2002
facet_when_year: 
2002
UID: 
SPD-HUBBLE-STScI-2003-15f
original url: 
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/15/image/f/
Release Date: 
May 7, 2003 09:45 AM (EDT)