Centaurus cluster

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Centaurus cluster

[sen′tȯr·əs ‚kləs·tər]
(astronomy)
A large cluster of galaxies that shows a composite structure, with a concentration of galaxies having recession velocities of about 3000 kilometers (1900 miles) per second, and a weaker concentration having recession velocities of about 4500 kilometers (2800 miles) per second.
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This month we can tour the individual galaxy clusters Abell 3526, 3565, and 3574 and along the way encounter a cosmic zoo of exotic galaxies.
5[degree sign] north I've seen more than two dozen members of Abell 3526 in Centaurus, which hugs the horizon at -41[degree sign] declination