Zoom of UGC 2885

This video zooms into the gigantic galaxy known as UGC 2885, which may just be the largest one in the local universe. It is 2.5 times wider than our Milky Way and contains 10 times as many stars. This galaxy is 232 million light-years away, located in the northern constellation of Perseus.

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org
Music: Astral Electronic

About the Video

Id:heic2002a
Release date:6 January 2020, 10:00
Related releases:heic2002
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:UGC 2885
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Category:Galaxies

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