Postcard: Centaurus A (NGC 5128) WFI (new)

The peculiar galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) is pictured in this image taken with the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. It reveals the lobes and jets emanating from the active galaxy's central black hole.The full resolution image used in this postcard can be viewed and downloaded here.



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Release date:5 March 2013, 09:47
Dimensions:17 cm (W) x 12 cm (H) x 0.01 cm (D)

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