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A Multi-Wavelength View of Radio Galaxy Hercules A

29 Nov 2012, 14:00 UTC
A Multi-Wavelength View of Radio Galaxy Hercules A

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Spectacular jets powered by the gravitational energy of a supermassive
black hole in the core of the elliptical galaxy Hercules A illustrate
the combined imaging power of two of astronomy's cutting-edge tools,
the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3, and the recently
upgraded Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in
New Mexico.

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