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

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso0304a
Type:Observation
Date de publication:16 janvier 2003
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso0304
Taille:2303 x 2144 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:Messier 84, NGC 4388
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Virgo
Catégorie: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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