|Stellar Fireworks Are Ablaze in Galaxy NGC 4449||
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On July 4, fireworks blaze over the skies of American cities in the annual Independence Day celebrations. But nearly 12.5 million light-years away in the dwarf galaxy NGC 4449 stellar "fireworks" are going off all the time. The image was taken in November 2005 with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys.
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Donna Weaver/Ray Villard
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.