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NGC 5256 (ground-based view)

Date: 14 December 2017
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 5256
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

This wide-field image shows the pair of galaxies known as NGC 5256 and their surroundings as seen from the ground. In the upper left corner two planes crossed the image. Due to the long exposure their position lights cause long streaks in the final image.

Last Update: 14 December 2017

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