Hubble telescope captures panorama of Andromeda galaxy

Mosaic image shows details of over 100 million stars

61,000 light-year-long swath of the Andromeda galaxy

GALACTIC CLOSE-UP  A 61,000 light-year-long swath of the Andromeda galaxy appears in this mosaic of more than 7,000 images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASAESA; J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and L.C. Johnson/Univ. of Washington; the PHAT team; R. Gendler

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