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NGC 4258

NGC 4258

Image credit: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE)

This shows the X-ray contours from an HRI observation of the Seyfert 2 nucleus which resides in the spiral galaxy NGC4258. The contours from this active nucleus are overlaid on radio and optical images of the source, illustrating the coincidence of extended emission regions in several bandpasses.

Get the high resolution (779k) TIFF format version of the 0.9 - 2.0 keV image.
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Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys); arida@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
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