Spiral Galaxy NGC 1309

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  • Printed on thick, museum-quality, matte, acid-free, archival paper.
  • Frames are a lightweight black Alder with an acrylic front protector & include attached hanging hardware. 1" frame border / .75" thick.
  • Made and printed in the USA.

About the Poster

This pinwheel-shaped spiral galaxy was home to a supernova whose light reached Earth in 2002. Scientists are using the supernova burst to measure the expansion rate of the universe.

Image courtesy of NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (STScI).