Carnival of Space #597 – Citizen Science

The CosmoQuest blog hosts the latest Carnival of Space.

The Whirlpool Galaxy, M51. Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Wesleyan Univ./R.Kilgard, et al; Optical: NASA/STScI

BTW: This terrific short video shows how the different wavelengths of light illuminate different aspects of the Whirlpool Galaxy’s structure and components:


Galaxy Girls: 50 Amazing Stories of Women in Space.