Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 60  ·  NGC 4647  ·  NGC 4649
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M60

Technical card

Dates:April 26, 2016

Frames: 31x300" (2h 35')

Integration: 2h 35'

Avg. Moon age: 18.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.94%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1052972

RA center: 12h 43' 51"

DEC center: +11° 33' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.364 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 40.289 degrees

Field radius: 0.324 degrees


Resolution: 5560x3192

Description

The bigger galaxy in the center of the image holds a supermassive black hole. The galaxy has much more mass than our but is much smaller due to the huge black hole.

The second galaxy is a smaller one orbiting the bigger one. M60 is 55 million light years away.

155minutes of total LRGB exposure, taken with T18 from iTelescope

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