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December 7, 2022

Cosmic ray-driven winds superimposed on visible light image of Triangulum galaxy M33

Artist's illustration of cosmic ray-driven winds (blue and green) superimposed on a visible light image of the Triangulum galaxy M33 (red and white), observed with the VLT Survey Telescope at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

[The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array is a facility of the U.S. National Science Foundation.]

Learn more in the NRAO news story VLA finds cosmic rays driving galaxy’s winds. (Date of image: 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 7, 2022)

Credit: Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences- IPM/European Southern Observatory

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