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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Om bildet

ID:eso0304a
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:16. januar 2003
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso0304
Størrelse:2303 x 2144 px

Om objektet

Navn:Messier 84, NGC 4388
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Virgo
Kategori:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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Koordinater

Position (RA):12 24 58.28
Position (Dec):12° 53' 37.32"
Field of view:33.73 x 31.20 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.0° til venstre for vertikalen

 

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