Stephan's Quintet, composite image

Stephan's Quintet, composite image

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Credit: NAOJ/Hubble Legacy Archive/Judy Schmidt/ROBERT GENDLER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Stephan's Quintet, Compact Galactic Group in Pegasus. Stephan's Quintet galaxies (Hickson Compact Group 92), Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image. At lower left is NGC 7320, which is a foreground galaxy around 40 million light years distant in the constellation of Pegasus. The other galaxies are about 290 million light years away. They are: NGC 7319 (upper left), NGC 7317 (bottom right), and two interacting galaxies (centre) NGC 7318A (left) and NGC 7318B (right). The data for this image was obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope and the Subaru Telescope of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ).

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