Detail in the galaxy M 87

A detail in the giant elliptical galaxy M 87, in the Virgo Cluster.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9003j
Type:Observation
Release date:6 February 1990
Related releases:eso9003
Size:5042 x 5359 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 87
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Distance:55 million light years
Category:Galaxies

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
POSS II
Optical
R
POSS II
Infrared
I
POSS II

 

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