The Hercules Cluster
is a cluster of about 200 galaxies some 500 million
light-years distant in the constellation Hercules. It is
rich in spiral galaxies and shows many interacting galaxies.
The cluster is part of the larger Hercules Supercluster,
which is itself part of the much larger Great Wall
Abell 2151 field is shown above
(with north to the left) and some more detail view (with
relatively well resolved
Arp's 272, 71 and 122)
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