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Fornax A polarization May 28, 2006

Posted by jtintle in Deep Space, Space Fotos.
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Credit:

NRAO/AUI

Description:

Fornax A, radio galaxy associated with the bright elliptical galaxy NGC1316. In this hue-intensity image the brightness corresponds to the intensity of the lobes while the highly polarized structure is saturated white and regions of increasing depolarization are shaded red.

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