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The Jet in M87: Caption, Credits and Copyright

This computer-enhanced view of the spherical distribution of old red stars in the galaxy M87 contrasts sharply with the blue jet of electrons beamed out from its center.

Courtesy Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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Cambridge, MA 02138

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Copyright, (c) 1995: Board of Trustees, University of Illinois

NCSA. Last modified 11/8/95.