NGC4622 in Centaurus


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The type Sb spiral galaxy NGC4622 in the constellation Centaurus, as seen by the CTIO 4-meter Blanco telescope in 1975. A member of the Centaurus cluster at a distance of about 200 million light-years, NGC4622 has remarkably smooth and thin spiral arms.

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