Sonification of NGC 1569
Welcome to one of the most active galaxies in our cosmic neighborhood, NGC 1569. This starburst galaxy creates stars at a rate 100 times faster than in our own galaxy, the Milky Way!
Scientists represented information in this Hubble image with sound to create a beautiful sonification with a bottom to top scan. Brighter light is higher pitched and louder. The three color channels used to process this image are each given their own pitch range, with red representing lower pitches, green in medium pitches, and blue in high pitches.
Sonification credits: SYSTEM Sounds (M. Russo, A. Santaguida)
For more information about the Hubble Space Telescope and its images, visit https://nasa.gov/hubble.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. However, please credit individual items as indicated above.
- Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.)