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Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)

An infrared mosaic of the Sculptor galaxy (NGC 253)--the nearest starburst galaxy to the Milky Way--from WISE.
Infrared Mosaic of the <br />Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)
Red shows active side of infant stars heating up their dusty cocoons.Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)
Green shows emerging young stars.Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)
Blue shows stars of all ages.Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team