August 2009 - Magnetic monster NGC 1275

Calendar Aug 2009

This striking Hubble image reveals amazing detail and resolution of the fragile red filamentary structures surrounding the central bright galaxy NGC 1275. These filaments are suspended in a magnetic field that maintains their structure.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Andy Fabian (University of Cambridge, UK)

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Year:2009
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