Photograph of the giant Virgo cluster elliptical galaxy M87 by the D. Nelson Limber Memorial Observatory in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, from their "Cruise the Virgo Cluster" page.
M87 and neighboring smaller galaxies, photographed by Martin Germano.
A new photograph of M87, taken on May 30/31, 2003, also obtained by Martin Germano, with the 14.5-inch f/5 Newtonian, stopped to f/6 (12-inch), exposed 60 minutes on hypered Tech Pan 2415 film.
See the jet of M87 in this short exposure, also taken May 30/31, 2003 by Martin Germano with the 14.5-inch.
Last Modification: 24 Jun 2003