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Galaxy Centaurus A

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On June 21, 2011 @ 9:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Latest space telescope picture combines images from multiple wavelengths to shed light on galaxy 11m light years from Earth. New Hubble space telescope image of Centaurus A, a relatively close neighbor of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Source: Hubble photograph of Centaurus A reveals bright jewel behind dust [2] (The Guardian, June 19, 2011)

Hubble [3] photo via Guardian [4]

Active Galaxy Centaurus A
Source: Hubblesite.org [5]

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[1] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/55.png

[2] Hubble photograph of Centaurus A reveals bright jewel behind dust: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/jun/16/hubble-photograph-centaurus-a

[3] Hubble: http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire/pr2011018a/web_print/

[4] Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/jun/16/hubble-photograph-centaurus-a?CMP=twt_gu

[5] Hubblesite.org: http://hubblesite.org/

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