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The sleeping giant NGC 4889

The sleeping giant NGC 4889

Date: 10 February 2016
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 4889
Copyright: NASA & ESA

This image shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of background galaxies, and deeply embedded within the Coma galaxy cluster. Well-hidden from human eyes, there is a gigantic supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Jun-2024 07:51 UT

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