Circinus Galaxy

The Circinus Galaxy, located in the constellation Circinus, approximately 13 million light-years away, is a spiral galaxy first discovered in 1975, notable for its two distinct rings formed by tumultuous gas motions. It is classified as a type 2 Seyfert galaxy; a spiral galaxy having a compact centre and believed to contain a massive black hole,

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Circinus Galaxy

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