Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 87  ·  NGC 4476  ·  NGC 4478  ·  NGC 4486

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    M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
    M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy
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    M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy

    Image of the day 08/01/2019

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
      M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy
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      M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      May 1, 2019
      Frames:
      Astronomik L 2: 37×300(3h 5′) (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1×1
      Integration:
      3h 5′
      Darks:
      71
      Flats:
      30
      Flat darks:
      30
      Avg. Moon age:
      26.24 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      11.77%
      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
      1.00
      Mean SQM:
      21.80
      Temperature:
      18.00

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 2815855

      RA center: 12h30m52s.3

      DEC center: +12°2222

      Pixel scale: 0.502 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 180.654 degrees

      Field radius: 0.339 degrees

      Resolution: 4021x2726

      File size: 4.8 MB

      Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

      Description

      See here for a version with the enlarged core and plasma jet.

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      M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy, 



    
        

            Martin Junius