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Hubblecast 46: A tour of Centaurus A

The ESA astronomy podcast bringing you the latest from the Hubble Space Telescope

16 June 2011

The Hubblecast's Dr J, aka Joe Liske, takes us on a tour of Centaurus A, a bright and dusty galaxy in the Southern sky. Hubble’s observations are the most detailed ever made of this galaxy. Highlights include bright clouds of glowing gas in which stars are being formed, dark streams of opaque dust and a supermassive black hole spitting out huge jets of matter.



Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Oli Usher and Lee Pullen
Presented by: Joe Liske (Dr J)
Narration: Bob Fosbury
Images: NASA, ESA, ESO
Music: movetwo
Directed by: Oli Usher
Cinematography: Peter Rixner (
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen



Oli Usher
Hubble/ESA, Garching, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3200-6855

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Hubblecast 46: A tour of Centaurus A
Hubblecast 46: A tour of Centaurus A