Astrophysics (Index)About

Comet Galaxy

(spiral galaxy in cluster Abell 2667)

The Comet Galaxy is a spiral galaxy 3.2 billion light-years from here, found by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in the galaxy cluster Abell 2667. The galaxy has an extended tail with young stars.

Characteristics:


(galaxy,spiral)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Galaxy
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.261Gpc3.20GlyComet Galaxy
Coordinates:Comet Galaxy
J235144.03-260359.6

Referenced by pages:
spiral galaxy

Index