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More Images of M84
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Chandra X-ray Image of M84
This image of M84 shows X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. A number of bubbles generated from the supermassive black hole at the center of this giant galaxy are visible in this image. The particles that create these bubbles travel outward from the black hole in the form of a two-sided jet. Smaller bubbles are found within larger ones, and this nesting provides clear evidence for repeated outbursts from the central black hole.
(Credit: X-ray (NASA/CXC/MPE/A.Finoguenov et al.); Radio (NSF/NRAO/VLA/ESO/R.A.Laing et al))
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Radio & Optical Images of M84
These composite images show M84, a massive elliptical galaxy in the Virgo Cluster, about 55 million light years from Earth. Radio data from the Very Large Array is shown in red. A background image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey is shown in yellow and white.
(Credit: Radio (NSF/NRAO/VLA/ESO/R.A.Laing et al); Optical (SDSS))
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M84 with Scale Bar
(Credit: X-ray (NASA/CXC/MPE/A.Finoguenov et al.); Radio (NSF/NRAO/VLA/ESO/R.A.Laing et al); Optical (SDSS))


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