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April 30, 2020

Optical image of spiral galaxy NGC 4330

Optical image of spiral galaxy NGC 4330, located in the Virgo Cluster. Ionized gas is shown in red and the blue overlay shows expected Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array observations of CO gas.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant AST 1647375.]

Learn more in the ALMA news story First Canadian ALMA large program to investigate the impact of galaxy environment on star formation. (Date image taken: 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 30, 2020)

Credit: T. Brown; Fossati et al., 2018

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