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Infrared image of disk in Centaurus A

This infrared image from the Spitzer Space Telescope peers into othe center of Cen A. The image shows the remains of a spiral galaxy consumed by Cen A sometime in the last few hundred million years. Recent observations from the Submillimeter Array reveal spiral arms of carbon monoxide gas within this disk. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / J. Keene (SSC/Caltech)

Infrared image of disk in Centaurus A

Infrared image of disk in Centaurus A

Christopher Crockett

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