Rainbow of a galaxy
The Messier 82 galaxy is shown here in what NASA describes as a “lively portrait,” composed of images from NASA's Spitzer, Hubble, and Chandra space observatories in a multi-wavelength, false-colored view. This galaxy is known by NASA to host a “hotbed” of young stars. It is located around 12 million light-years away in the Ursa Major constellation. As NASA writes, “It is undergoing a renaissance of star birth in its middle age, with the most intense bursts of star formation taking place at its core.” It is believed to have a lot of interaction with its near neighbor, Messier 81, causing what NASA describes as a stellar ruckus.