Galaxy Messier 77 and close-up view of its active centre

The left panel of this image shows a dazzling view of the active galaxy Messier 77 captured with the FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph 2 (FORS2) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The right panel shows a blow-up view of the very inner region of this galaxy, its active galactic nucleus, as seen with the MATISSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer.


ESO/Jaffe, Gámez-Rosas et al.

About the Image

Id: eso2203a
Type: Collage
Release date: 16 February 2022, 17:00
Related releases: eso2203
Size: 1708 x 858 px

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