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Core of Galaxy NGC 4261

Core of Galaxy NGC 4261


Depicts: NGC 4261
Copyright: L. Ferrarese (Johns Hopkins University) and NASA

This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of an 800-light-year-wide spiral-shaped disk of dust fueling a massive black hole in the center of galaxy, NGC 4261, located 100 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Virgo.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
25-Oct-2021 02:02 UT

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