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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ESO

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Id:eso0304a
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:16 januari 2003
Gerelateerde berichten:eso0304
Grootte:2303 x 2144 px

Over het object

Naam:Messier 84, NGC 4388
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Virgo
Categorie:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 24 58.28
Position (Dec):12° 53' 37.32"
Field of view:33.73 x 31.20 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

 

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