Elliptical Galaxy M60

Elliptical Galaxy M60

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News release ID: STScI-2014-41
Release Date: Sep 17, 2014
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive elliptical galaxy M60. The galaxy lies about 50 million light-years away inside the immense Virgo Cluster of 2,500 galaxies. A portion of the faint bluish spiral galaxy NGC 4647 can be seen in the upper right corner of this image.


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Astronomical, Black Holes, Elliptical Galaxies, Exotic, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope

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NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration