NGC 4696

17 Aug 2010

At www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/08/100812065911.htm we have, 'NGC 4696: A Cosmic Question Mark'. It's all about a strange galaxy that curls around at one end like a great question mark in outer space, on the edge of the field of vision of the Hubble Advanced Camera. It is the biggest galaxy in the Centaurian cluster and is at the moment a bit of a mystery. Go to the story and see what they think the explanation might be (originally posted by ESA, the Hubble Information Centre and Eurekalert news agency.