centaurus A

The Event Horizon Telescope Zooms in on Another Supermassive Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) just captured another amazing image, this time of the relativistic jet coming from the center…

10 months ago

Quasars are the Biggest Particle Accelerators in the Universe

We puny humans think we can accelerate particles? Look how proud we are of the Large Hadron Collider. But any…

2 years ago

‘Lopsided’ Ghostly Galactic Halo Has Some Starry Surprises

Centaurus A -- that popular target for astrophotographers in the southern hemisphere -- has a much wider halo than expected,…

8 years ago

An Amazing Deep-Field View of Centaurus A

Sometimes, you just have to say “Wow!” The view you’re looking at above is of Centaurus A (NGC 5128), a…

9 years ago

New Image Shows Beautiful Violence in Centaurus A

[/caption] The mysterious galaxy Centaurus A is a great place to study the extreme processes that occur near super-massive black…

10 years ago

Hubble’s Stunning New View of Centaurus A

[/caption] From a HubbleSite press release: Resembling looming rain clouds on a stormy day, dark lanes of dust crisscross the…

11 years ago

Ring of Stars in Centaurus A Uncovered

Centaurus A (NGC 5128) is one of the most studied objects in the Southern sky, because it is the giant…

13 years ago