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Wide-field view of the Hickson Compact Group 90

Wide-field view of the Hickson Compact Group 90


Date: 02 March 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 7173, NGC 7174, NGC 7176
Copyright: NASA, ESA, and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

A wide-field image of the region around the Hickson Compact Group 90 of galaxies constructed from the images in the Digitized Sky Survey. The field-of-view is approximately 3.7 × 3.8 degrees. The irregularly-shaped source at the centre are the three interacting galaxies NGC 7173, NGC 7174, NGC 7176 residing at the heart of this group.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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