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What in the Universe: Centaurus Galaxy Cluster

What is creating cavities in this gas cloud?

Credits

Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with NASA’s Universe of Learning partners: Caltech/IPAC, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University.



  • X-ray image of  NGC 4696/Centaurus Galaxy Cluster:  NASA/CXC/MPE/J.Sanders et al

  • Radio image of  NGC 4696/Centaurus Galaxy Cluster:  NSF/NRAO/VLA

  • Composite image of  NGC 4696/Centaurus Galaxy Cluster:  Above, plus Visible light: NASA/STScI

  • Red X-ray image of  NGC 4696/Centaurus Galaxy Cluster:  NASA/CXC/MPE/J.Sanders et al



Written by Leah Ramsay 
Designed by Leah Hustak and Dani Player 
Subject matter expertise from Dr. Quyen Hart 
Editorial and design input from Margaret Carruthers and Timothy Rhue II 
Music courtesy of Music for Non-Profits

Transcript

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