Cen A Optical Gamma Composite
NASA release April 1, 2010
The gamma-ray output from Cen A's lobes exceeds their radio output by more than ten times. High-energy gamma rays detected by Fermi's Large Area Telescope are depicted as purple in this gamma ray/optical composite of the galaxy.
Credit: NASA/DOE/Fermi LAT Collaboration, Capella Observatory
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