The Shells of PGC 10922 (2012)

Subtle shells comprised of billions of stars surrounding lenticular galaxy PGC 10922 required careful processing not to destroy. Many small smudges are galaxies in the background. Spiky stars are from our own Milky Way.

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Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt

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