Scientists, using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, are studying a group of very massive blue stars in active galaxy known as UGC 5797.
UGC 5797 is a dwarf galaxy located in the minor equatorial constellation Sextans. This galaxy has intrigued scientists because its very active — undergoing active star formation, especially massive blue stars.
In this photo, UGC 5797 appear to have a bluish color due to the huge number of massive bright blue stars. Beside UGC 5797, we can see a few tens of spiral galaxies with varying colours and placed at different angles. These galaxies are much further away from Earth than UGC 5797.
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA.
Full size: Link.
If you like this photo please share and .