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XMM-Newton MOS First Light - HCG 16 #1

XMM-Newton MOS First Light - HCG 16 #1
Image and text courtesy of Leicester University and ESA

EPIC-MOS false colour X-ray image of a group of galaxies known as Hickson-16 (HCG16). The four brightest sources in the image correspond to the four brightest galaxies in the group, each of which is producing X-rays in its own right.




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This file was last modified on Wednesday, 09-Feb-2000 11:41:50 EST
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