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Galaxy NGC 6251 Nucleus

Galaxy NGC 6251 Nucleus

Depicts: NGC 6251
Copyright: Philippe Crane (European Southern Observatory), and NASA

A ground-based telescopic view of the core of the elliptical galaxy NGC 6251. The inset box shows Hubble Space Telescope's field of view. The galaxy is 300 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Minor.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-May-2024 03:26 UT

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