Credit: ESO/WFI (Optical); MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al. (Submillimetre); NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (X-ray)
Colour composite image of Centaurus A, revealing the lobes and jets emanating from the active galaxys central black hole. This is a composite of images obtained with three instruments, operating at very different wavelengths. The 870-micron submillimetre data, from LABOCA on APEX, are shown in orange. X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory are shown in blue. Visible light data from the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2 m telescope located at La Silla, Chile, show the stars and the galaxys characteristic dust lane in close to "true colour". #L
Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0903a/
Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany
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|Chandra X-ray Observatory (None)||X-ray||-|
|MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI)||Optical (B)||-|
|MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI)||Optical (V)||-|
|Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (LABOCA)||Millimeter (Submillimetre)||-|
|MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI)||Optical (R)||-|
Detailed color mapping information coming soon...
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