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Galaxy cluster ACO 3627, optical image. North is at top. The large central galaxies (green) lie around 250 million light years from Earth. ACO 3627 may form part of the "Great Attractor", a large mass with a gravitational pull thought to cause the movement of galaxies near the Milky Way. Image taken by the Wide Field Image (WFI) camera on the Max Planck Telescope, La Silla Observatory, Chile.
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