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This is the striking elliptical galaxy NGC 5128 in the southern constellation Centaurus, whose distinctive feature is the unusually-shaped brown dust band that circles its center, which we're looking at with an edge-on view. It is the single closest elliptical galaxy to Earth, at about 12 million light-years away. It is also worth noting that at magnitude 6.8, Centaurus A is the fifth-brightest galaxy in the whole sky, after LMC, SMC, M31, and M33. Several tiny background galaxies are visible; the brightest one is at the lower right roughly midway between the two bright orange stars. This is LEDA 159077, whose distance from Earth has not yet been measured.