NGC 973 galaxy group
is a part of the Perseus-Pisces Supercluster, located in the
constellation Triangulum some
200 million light years from Earth.
spiral galaxy NGC
edge-on, on the right) is the largest galaxy in the group
with diameter of about 230.000 light years and active
nucleus (type 2 Seyfert galaxy). It is accompanied with the
nearby lenticular IC 1815.
The galaxies on the left (here north)
side are NGC 974
(Sb spiral with opened arms) and
You can also see another larger galaxy beneath them,
and many smaller ones in the field.
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