Hubble Optical Image of Hercules A (3C 348)
Hubble Optical Image of Hercules A (3C 348)
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News release ID: STScI-2012-47
Release Date: Nov 29, 2012
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This Hubble Space Telescope composite of V and I filters shows the active galaxy 3C 348, also known as Hercules A. The Hubble data were taken in October of 2012.


Tags
Active Galaxies/Quasars, Astronomical, Elliptical Galaxies, Galaxies, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope

Credits

NASA, ESA, S. Baum and C. O'Dea (RIT), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)