Written by admin July 4th, 2009 No comments
The space telescope Herschel of ' ESA (European Space Agency) was launched on May 14 aboard a rocket Ariane 5 from Kourou Centre Spatial Guyana, French Guyana, and should end its mission in 2011 or 2012 . The telescope has a diameter of 3.5 meters and operates in the infrared and sub millimeter.
The images relate to the galaxy M51
Here in a picture taken in 2005 by the Hubble Space Telescope