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NGC 2276
Penryn, California
January 2007
FS-128 (ag, ST-4) ST-2000XM LRGB 15 minute subs

NGC 2276 is a star burst galaxy with a luminous x-ray source near the western edge indicative of a high mass black hole (Davis, 2004).  The galaxy is also being stripped of gas by motion through the inter-galactic medium further compressing the western edge (Rasmussen, 2006).

NGC 2276 is classified as Sbc-R.

NGC 2300 is the SBo type galaxy to the lower right.