May 16, 2012

Panning Over Centaurus A

This pan video takes a close look at the peculiar galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) in an 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 one of the most revealing views of this peculiar and spectacular object every created.  Credit:  ESO.

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