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Hubble traces the halo of a galaxy more accurately than ever before

22 Jul 2014, 22:42 UTC
Hubble traces the halo of a galaxy more accurately than ever before
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Source: ESA/Hubble Science Release heic1415 Centaurus A halo. Image credits: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey, MPG/ESO. Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have probed the extreme outskirts of the stunning elliptical galaxy Centaurus A. The galaxy’s halo of stars has been found to extend much further from the galaxy’s centre than expected and the […]

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