CANADA-FRANCE-HAWAII TELESCOPE / JEAN-CHARLES CUILLANDRE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CANADA-FRANCE-HAWAII TELESCOPE / JEAN-CHARLES CUILLANDRE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Perseus galaxy cluster (Abell 426), optical image. This is a large cluster containing thousands of galaxies and is thought to be one of the most massive objects in the visible universe. The brightest feature is the Seyfert galaxy NGC 1275 (centre left). This galaxy is located about 235 million light years from Earth, in the constellation Perseus. This image was produced using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA.
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