Zoom into Galaxy NGC 1275 within the Constellation Perseus

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Duration: 50 seconds

The Perseus supercluster lies within the northern hemisphere constellation of Perseus, the Hero. Active galaxy NGC 1275 is situated near the center, approximately 230 million light-years from the Earth.

Active Galaxies/Quasars, Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope


Video Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Kornmesser and L. Christensen (ESA/Hubble), and G. Bacon (STScI)

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

Publication: August 20, 2008

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