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News Release 86 of 947

November 29, 2012 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-47

A Multi-Wavelength View of Radio Galaxy Hercules A

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Image: Hubble Optical Image of Hercules A (3C 348)

Hubble Optical Image of Hercules A (3C 348)

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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.

Object Names: Hercules A, Herc A, 3C 348

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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