This naturally tinted composite image was produced by combining narrow band data captured through the 8.3 meter Subaru Telescope with color exposures from the .5 meter Blackbird Observatory Telescope.

The Subaru data was gathered by Aaron J.Romanowsky ( UCSC ) and Jacob A. Arnold ( UCSC ) in collaboration with Dr. David Martínez-Delgado ( MPIA ), R. Jay GaBany ( Blackbird Observatory ), the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), et al. This composite image was processed and color data was supplied by R. Jay GaBany.

Image copyright ©2009- 2011 R Jay GaBany

Ginormous Galactic Parasol Unfurls a Stream of Stars around NGC 4651- detail

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