NGC1275 in Perseus
January 26, 2005
This Seyfert galaxy is a source of radio noise as well as a strong X-ray source. An extensive system of long filaments is material exploding outwards into space at 1500 miles per second. Also known as Perseus A and 3C84, NGC1275 is in the constellation Perseus. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope.
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