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NGC 4535 GALAXY

NGC 4535 is a barred galaxy and one of the largest galaxies in the Virgo Cluster, a massive cluster of as many as 2000 galaxies, about 50 million light- years away. Although the Virgo Cluster is not much larger in diameter than the Local Group the galaxy cluster to which the Milky Way belongs. It contains almost fifty times as many galaxies. The small nucleus is of type HII, meaning the spectrum resembles that of and H II region, as you can see if you make zoom, you will see it.

NGC GALAXY

Data: MAST - HST Processing: By Miguel Ángel García Borrella and luís Romero Ventura