View Full Version : Energizing the Filaments of NGC 1275

2011-May-11, 05:00 AM
When examining clusters of galaxies, astronomers often find massive elliptical galaxies lurking at the centers. In some of these, long filaments of gas and dust extend outwards from the core. One of the best examples of this is the relatively nearby galaxy NGC 1275 which lies in the constellation of Perseus. In this galaxy these [...]

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2011-May-11, 05:38 AM
It looks like something that crawled out of some primordial black sea and then caught on fire.