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October 4, 1990 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1990-16

First ESA Faint Object Camera Science Images The Radio Galaxy PKS 0521-36

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Image: Radio Galaxy PKS 0521-36 - Ground-based View

Radio Galaxy PKS 0521-36 - Ground-based ViewSTScI-PRC1990-35

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In this ground-based image taken with the European Southern Observatory 3.6-meter telescope, the whole optical jet is embedded within the galaxy. To see the jet, star light from the galaxy is subtracted by computer processing.

Object Name: PKS 0521-36

Image Type: Astronomical

Ground image: European Southern Observatory

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