NGC 4051

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

NGC 4051 is a Seyfert I type galaxy in Ursa Major.  It is believed to have a supermassive black hole (1.73 million solar masses) and has had three supernovae since 1983:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc4051-LRGB.jpg

1.3X crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc4051-LRGBcrop.jpg

Image data here:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/ngc4051.html

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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