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.



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.


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.


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