Artist's View of C153 in Abell 2125

The galaxy C153 is destined to lose the last vestiges of its spiral arms and become a bland S0-type galaxy having a central bulge and disk, but no spiral-arm structure. These types of galaxies are common in the dense galaxy clusters seen today. 

Credit:

Adolf Schaller

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo0402h
Type:Artwork
Release date:6 January 2004, 15:30
Size:1344 x 1008 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 2125, C153
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.246 (redshift)
Category:Galaxies

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