Centaurus A – studied fields

Two regions of Centaurus A (the rectangles in the upper left and lower right inserts) in which a search for variable stars was made. "Field 1" is located in an area north-east of the center in which many young stars are present. This is also the direction in which an outflow ("jet") is seen on deep optical and radio images. "Field 2" is positioned in the galaxy's halo, south of the centre. North is up and East is to the left.

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O slici

Id:eso0315b
Tip:Kolaž
Datum objavljivanja:10. jun 2003.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0315
Veličina:1938 x 1111 px

O objektu

Naziv:Centaurus A
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Halo
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Udaljenost:13 milion svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Galaxies

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