COMA galaxy supercluster centred around the very large elliptical galaxy NGC 4874.  The cluster has over 1000 galaxy members and is over 300 million light years from Earth.

COMA SUPERCLUSTER -JANREK

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NGC 4921 in the Coma galaxy cluster. A low surface brightness spiral galaxy with very few star forming regions. Note the many distant galaxies in the background. NGC 4923 is lower left.

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Abell 1963 galaxy cluster.  One of Abell’s more distant catalogue members Abell 1963 is 2.6 billion light years away. The image was taken in the i band with the 2 metre Faulkes North Telescope in Hawaii. The field is 4.6 minutes of arc square.

ABELL1963FAULKESGLEE

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