Radio Galaxy 3C324

3C324. A number of small interacting components are distributed roughly along the radio axis in this source. Comparison of the Hubble image with that from the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope suggests that the central regions of this galaxy are obscured by a large dust lane.

Credit:

M. Longair (Cambridge University, England), NASA/ESA, and NRAO

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9530b
Type:Observation
Release date:7 August 1995, 06:00
Size:125 x 225 px

About the Object

Name:3C 324
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=1.2 (redshift)

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Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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