|NGC 1253 and its companion dimly make themselves known in the constellation
of Eridanus. In fact, the direction of these galaxies can be visualized
as looking just above (and over) the outer spiral arm of own galaxy towards
these two around 75 million light years more distant. You may need a
darkened room to see these galaxies well on your monitor.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
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