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ESO Photo Release eso1221: A Deeper Look at Centaurus A. The strange galaxy Centaurus A is pictured in a new image from the European Southern Observatory. With a total exposure time of more than 50 hours this is probably the deepest view of this peculiar and spectacular object ever created. ...

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16 May 2012

The strange galaxy Centaurus A is pictured in a new image from the European Southern Observatory. With a total exposure time of more than 50 hours this is probably the deepest view of this peculiar and spectacular object ever created. The image was produced by the Wide Field Imager of the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1221/

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Space Scoop - the children's version of this release is available at: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1221/kids/

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The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
16 May 2012




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