Coma Cluster in Coma Berenices Constellation

The Coma Cluster, or Abell 1656, is a galaxy cluster located in the constellation Coma Berenices, or Berenice’s Hair. The cluster lies 300 million light-years from Earth. It consists of approximately a thousand large galaxies and about 30,000 smaller ones.

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Coma Cluster (Abell 1656) in Coma Berenices

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