Hubble Captures Giant Elliptical in the Head of the Serpent
Portal origin URL: Hubble Captures Giant Elliptical in the Head of the Serpent Portal origin nid: 479331 Published: Friday, May 13, 2022 - 08:00 Featured (stick to top of list): no Portal text teaser: This new NASA Hubble Space Telescope image spotlights the giant elliptical galaxy, UGC 10143, at the heart of galaxy cluster, Abell 2147. Portal image: A field of galaxies. A large elliptical galaxy in the top left quadrant, with more distant galaxies visible through its fringes.
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