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a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross

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Similar behavior had also been observed from most of the satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way and Andromeda (they are both spiral galaxies, while Centaurus A shows traits of both spiral and elliptical galaxies but is usually classified as elliptical).
On the other hand, the management of the Centaurus Mall termed the operation illegal.
Al Zaabi called on the President of Sardar Group of Companies Sardar Tanveer IIyas Khan at The Centaurus in Islamabad on December 13 to exchange views and promote interaction between the business community of Pakistan and UAE.
Centaurus A is 12 million light-years away from Earth--just down the road in astronomical terms--and is a popular target for amateur and professional astronomers in the Southern Hemisphere due to its size, elegant dust lanes, and prominent plumes of material, according to the study's press release.
Warsi told the court that police had registered an FIR against the lower staff of Centaurus Mall instead of senior officials of the mall who were mainly responsible for the encroachment and violence against the CDA Enforcement team.
The 361-key Movenpick Hotel Centaurus Islamabad will be the focal point of a new upscale mixed-use development located in the heart of the city's business district and is set to open in the first quarter of 2018.
Individually, the firm likewise declared, by a respective entirely claimed auxiliary, it has consented to broaden the current time charter deal with Maersk Line A/S for one of its Panamax container ships, the m/v Centaurus, for a phase of minimum eleven (11) months to the maximum of eighteen (18) months.
While moving at random and not gravitationally bound, the hot, young stars of spectral type O and B in Scorpius, Centaurus, and Crux have astrophysical importance as the nearest OB association to our Sun.
It is a prominent member of a group of galaxies known as the Centaurus A/M83 Group, which also counts dusty Centaurus A and irregular NGC 5253 as members.
Centaurus Metals, an Australian company headquartered in West Perth, Australia, secured the installation license for its Jambreiro iron ore project in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, in early April 2013, clearing the way for on-site construction to proceed.
The vessel - Centaurus - was previously chartered at a gross rate of $20,000 per day.
At a distance of around 12 million light years away, Centaurus A is the closest large elliptical galaxy to our own Milky Way.
Welsh astronomers studying the galaxy say that Centaurus A appears to have swallowed a neighbouring, smaller galaxy, possibly billions of years ago, and is now belching out its remains from an enormous black hole at its centre.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An international team of scientists found a 'normal-size' black hole in the 12 million light year-distant galaxy Centaurus A.