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NGC 7814 by Nikolaus Sulzenauer Picture 01

Drawing with Pencils: "Dark Ligature Galaxy" NGC 7814
This ultra thin view features the maiestic lenticular galaxy NGC 7814. This burnt-out relict lies some ~500 million light years in the constellation Pegasus. Sharp dust lanes -, which tear around its star rich and old core - tell a violent past since they were created in supernovae events and in the upper atmospheres of dyig stars. Raw Data: HST via HLA, NASA/ESA. Processing: N. Sulzenauer. NED Skyview Credits