| NGC 973 (the edge-on galaxy) and the other large galaxies in
this field are located
approximately 200 milion light years away. NGC 973 and the nearby group of
galaxies are all part of the Perseus-Pisces Supercluster. This particular
supercluster is a long, dense wall of galaxies with a length of 300 million
light years. Please click
see a nice map of the galaxy groups that make up this supercluster.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
Minimum credit line: Mark Hanson/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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