Galaxy IC 1101

IC 1101 is the biggest galaxy found in the universe.  It lives 1 billion light years away in the massive abell 2029 galaxy cluster.  IC 1101 floats with a diameter of 6 million light years, making it 60 times larger than our milky way, which is a mere 100,000 light year in diameter.

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