A Galaxy Up Close

In this Sombrero Galaxy activity, students observe infrared images taken by the Spitzer Infrared Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope. They answer 9 questions about the details of the images such as the radius of the stellar component, the thickness of the dust disk and the diameter of the bright nuclear core.

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Grade
8th - 10th
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