Centaurus A is a peculiar elliptical galaxy about 60 million light-years away, about 11 million light-years from Earth.


Also known as NGC 5128.
Centaurus A. is the closest active galaxy to Earth.
It was first discovered in 1826 by the Scottish astronomer James Dunlop.

It is the fifth brightest sky in the sky and one of the closest radio galaxies to the eyes of professional astronomers.

The collision of two common galaxies has resulted in the formation of beautiful clusters of galaxies and dust clouds.

In the middle of it is a black hole one billion times the mass of the Sun ..


Like other active galaxies, it emits radio, X – ray, and gamma rays.

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