Bright galaxies in the Virgo cluster

Sky field near some of the brighter galaxies in the Virgo Cluster. This image was obtained in April 2000 with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at the La Silla Observatory. The large elliptical galaxy at the centre is Messier 84; the elongated image of NGC 4388 (an active spiral galaxy, seen from the side) is in the lower left corner. The field measures 16.9 x 15.7 square arcmin.

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Auðkenni:eso0304a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:16. janúar 2003
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0304
Stærð:2303 x 2144 px

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Nafn:Messier 84, NGC 4388
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Virgo
Flokkur:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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Position (RA):12 24 58.28
Position (Dec):12° 53' 37.32"
Field of view:33.73 x 31.20 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

 

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