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NASA Studies Starburst Galaxy NGC 3310

IN SPACE - SEPTEMBER 7: (FILE PHOTO) In this image released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the galaxy NGC 3310, a starburst galaxy that is forming clusters of new stars at a prodigious rate, is shown taken by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Septemer 7, 2001 while in space. Nasa plans to replace the Hubble telescope with the new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and plans to deorbit the Hubble telescope sometime in 2010. According to Anne Kinney, division director of astronomy and physics at NASA headquarters, NASA states August 1, 2003 that it is firmly committed to the new JWST, a deep-space observatory due for launch in 2011 on a European Ariane 5 rocket. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)
NASA Studies Starburst Galaxy NGC 3310
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NASA / Handout
Editorial #:
2355274
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Getty Images News
Date created:
August 01, 2003
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Getty Images North America
Object name:
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