Galaxies (NGC 5985, NGC 5982, NGC 5981)

Galaxies (NGC 5985, NGC 5982, NGC 5981)

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Caption: Galaxies NGC 5985, NGC 5982 and NGC 5981, optical image. NGC 5985 (centre left) and NGC 5981 (centre right, seen edge-on) are both spiral galaxies and are located 120 million light years and 104 million light years away from Earth respectively. NGC 5982 (centre) is an elliptical galaxy and lies about 134 million light years from Earth. These galaxies are all found in the constellation Draco. This image was produced using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA.

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