Hydra I cluster

Hydra I cluster

[¦hī·drə ‚wən ′kləs·tər]
(astronomy)
A large cluster of galaxies with recession velocities around 3500 kilometers (2200 miles) per second, part of the Hydra-Centaurus-Pavo supercluster.
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At a distance of 165 million light-years, the Hydra I Cluster (also known as Abell 1060) is one of the nearest rich galaxy clusters beyond the Virgo Cluster.
The core of the Hydra I Cluster forms a wide isosceles triangle with 4th-magnitude Alpha ([alpha]) Antliae and 5th-magnitude 44 Hya.
The Hydra I Cluster is almost directly below Nu (v) Hydrae, about halfway along an arc between Mu ([mu]) and Xi ([xi]) Hydrae (see chart on p.
The background galaxy is associated with the Hydra I cluster, and it is just serendipitous alignment that places the foreground galaxy directly in the line of sight.
Look for NGC 3393 in the northeastern outskirts of the Hydra I cluster.