Holmberg 15A, also known as Abell 85-BCG, is a Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy located inside The Cetus Constellation. Holmberg 15A is The Central Dominant Galaxy in The Abell 85 Galaxy Cluster. Holmberg 15A is located 700 Million Light Years from Earth. Holmberg 15A has a mass of 7 X 10^13 Solar Masses and is 270,000 Light Years. Holmberg 15A contained 5 X 10^12 Stars in its bounds. Holmberg 15A was discovered in 1937 by Swedish Astronomer Erik Holmberg. Holmberg 15A is believed to have at its center, a Supermassive Black Hole with a mass of 40 Billion Solar Masses.
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