Whirlpool Galaxy in Infared
In this striking image of the Whirlpool Galaxy, most of the starlight has been removed, revealing the Whirlpool’s skeletal dust structure, as seen in near-infrared light. This new image is the sharpest view of the dense dust in M51.
Credit: NASA/Hubble

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    Aka the “red cabbage” galaxy.
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