M51 Mosaic Created with Images Processed with IRAF

This mosaic of the standard IRAF test image (M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy), found in every IRAF installation, is composed of plots and images taken from the more than 25,000 refereed papers published since 1986 that mention using IRAF.

Credit:

NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Background image: S. Beckwith, STScI, Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), ESA, NASA; additional processing by R. Gendler

About the Image

Id:ann21037b
Type:Collage
Release date:Oct. 22, 2021, 1 p.m.
Related announcements:ann21037
Size:2160 x 2114 px

About the Object

Name:M51
Category:Illustrations

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