A delicate extragalactic web
The dusty web of filaments seen in this fulldome clip have been teased out of their host galaxy NGC 1275 by rising "bubbles" of plasma produced by the galaxy's central black hole. Their delicate forms should have collapsed long ago, but are thought to be preserved by a weak magnetic field around them.
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|Release date:||20 August 2008, 19:00|