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Galaxy Centaurus A

Centaurus A is the radio galaxy next to us. The big elliptic galaxy is a strong radio source. It is about to devour a small spiral galaxy.

Constellation: Centaurus
Distance: 10 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 6.98
Diameter: 90 000 light-years
Type: S0

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    The center of Centaurus A
The center of Centaurus A.
Photo: Nasa

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