NGC 1275 in Perseus

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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NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-02342
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:2500 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1275
Category:Galaxies

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