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NGC 5128 Group




A neighboring group of galaxies in Centaurus that is dominated by the large lenticular galaxy NGC 5128 and by two spiral galaxies, M83 and NGC 4945. NGC 5128 is one of the brightest nearby galaxies and is a powerful source of radio waves, known as Centaurus A by radio astronomers.


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