Mounted image 178: A deep look at the strange galaxy Centaurus A

The peculiar galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) is pictured in this image taken with by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. With a total exposure time of more than 50 hours this is probably the deepest view of this peculiar and spectacular object every created.



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Release date:22 October 2012, 18:12
Dimensions:60 cm (W) x 58.7 cm (H) x 1 cm (D)
Related archive image:eso1221a

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