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Cluster of galaxies in Coma Berenices

[Coma cluster]

About this image

The Coma Berenices cluster of galaxies contains more than 1000 galaxies, with a large number of E (elliptical) and S0 (lenticular) types. The color image was created from three separate exposures taken in blue, red and almost-infrared light, using the Kitt Peak National Observatory's 0.9-meter telescope.

More: galaxies page, elliptical galaxies page.


Minimum credit line: Omar Lopez-Cruz & Ian Shelton/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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