VLT image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1187 (annotated)

This picture taken with ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows the galaxy NGC 1187. This impressive spiral lies about 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Eridanus (The River). NGC 1187 has hosted two supernova explosions during the last thirty years, the latest one in 2007. This supernova is still faintly visible in this picture and is marked with a circle.

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Kimlik:eso1231b
Tür:Kolaj
Yayın tarihi:01 Ağustos 2012 12:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1231
Boyut:3327 x 1928 px

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Adı:NGC 1187
Tür:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Uzaklık:60 milyon ışık yılı
Kategori:Galaxies

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