Hydra galaxy cluster

Abell 1060
Abell 1060. Image created from data from the VST, Hubble and Subaru telescopes, processed by Roberto Colombari.

The picture shows the Hydra galaxy cluster, or Abell 1060, containing 157 galaxies located in the constellation Hydra. It covers an area of about 10 million light-years and is part of the Hydra-Centaurus supercluster. The average distance to the galaxies in the cluster is estimated at 158 million light-years.

Object map:

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Abell 1060

Hydra galaxy cluster

The picture shows the Hydra galaxy cluster, or Abell 1060, containing 157 galaxies located in the constellation Hydra. It covers an area of about 10

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