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Contact: Kirsten Gottschalk
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research


Caption: This is NGC5044, a "red and dead" galaxy like ALESS65 will become in about 25 million years. (The X-Rays are shown in blue and the visible light is shown in yellow.)

Credit: Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Stanford Univ/N.Werner et al; Optical: DSS)

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