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Centaurus A with its Energetic Central Black Hole, variant

Centaurus A with its Energetic Central Black Hole, variant

Edited European Southern Observatory image of the galaxy Centaurus A and its jets from its energetic central black hole. Color/processing variant.

Original caption: Colour composite image of Centaurus A, revealing the lobes and jets emanating from the active galaxy’s central black hole. This is a composite of images obtained with three instruments, operating at very different wavelengths. The 870-micron submillimetre data, from LABOCA on APEX, are shown in orange. X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory are shown in blue. Visible light data from the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2 m telescope located at La Silla, Chile, show the stars and the galaxy’s characteristic dust lane in close to "true colour". #L

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Photo prise le 14 janvier 2019 (© sjrankin / Flickr)

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 centaurus a, ngc 5128, edited, 14 january 2019, eso, european southern observatory, galaxy, stars
 

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