Hercules A

Gigantic Plasma Jets Pour From the Heart of Hercules A

by Jason Major November 30, 2012

Combined Hubble (optical) and VLA (radio) images show enormous radio jets shooting out from the galaxy Hercules A Talk about pouring your heart out! Astronomers using Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 and the recently-upgraded Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in New Mexico have identified gigantic jets of plasma, subatomic particles and magnetic […]

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