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News Release 172 of 1001

February 17, 2012 11:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-11

NASA's Hubble Spots a Relic from a Shredded Galaxy


Image: Compass and Scale Image of ESO 243-49 HLX-1

Compass and Scale Image of ESO 243-49 HLX-1

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Object Name: ESO 243-49 HLX-1

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI)

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and S. Farrell (Sydney Institute for Astronomy, University of Sydney)


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