Panning across Messier 77

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This video pans across the sky near to spiral galaxy Messier 77 in the constellation of Cetus, ending on a view of the famous object itself. M 77 is a highly-studied galaxy, with an active black hole at its centre and regions of bright star formation dotted along its loosely-wound arms.


NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: A. van der Hoeven

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Release date:28 March 2013, 14:30
Related releases:heic1305

About the Object

Name:M 77, Messier 77
Type:• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - HD Videos


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