Barred spiral galaxy M58 in the Virgo Cluster
as photographed with the 0.9-m telescope of the Kitt Peak National Observatory.
This galaxy is often classified as intermediate between "normal" and barred
spiral, or SABc, because its bar is not too prominent.
This color CCD image was obtained in April, 1998.
Barred spiral galaxy M58 in the Virgo Cluster,
photographed by Fred Cieslak on February 19, 2001. This image is a composite
of 4 CCD images: Luminance, L: 72 min, red, R: 20 min, Green, G: 20 min and
Blue, B: 40 min. Taken with a Meade 16in LX200 telescope operating at f/6.3
and SBIG ST8E CCD camera with color filter wheel, within the Kitt Peak Visitor
Center's Advanced Observing
Credit: Fred Cieslak/Adam Block/AURA/NOAO/NSF
Bill Keel obtained this image of bright Virgo Cluster barred spiral galaxy M58. This red-light image is from a TI CCD at the 1.1-meter Hall telescope of Lowell Observatory. It covers a region 4.7 arcminutes square.
Image of M58 from an anonymous source
Last Modification: 27 Aug 2000