Spiral Galaxy NGC 4038 in Collision Image Credit: Data Collection: Hubble Legacy Archive; Processing: Danny Lee Russell - Spiral Galaxy NGC 4038 in Collision Image Credit: Data Collection: Hubble Legacy Archive;
The Seyfert galaxy NGC in the constellation of Fornax (The Furnace), is seen in this image taken by ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT). A tiny elliptical companion galaxy, NGC is also visible at the top left. - Credit: ESO/R.
This Entire Galaxy Is Being Ravaged by Its Supermassive Black Hole
NGC 4725 is an intermediate barred spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. NGC 4725 is a Seyfert Galaxy, suggesting an active galactic nucleus containing a supermassive black hole.