This image of M87 was taken with a ground-based 12.5" Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétien (RC) telescope in red, green, and blue filters and a 20" RC telescope unfiltered. The observation was made at Nighthawk Observatory at New Mexico Skies. Total exposure time was 13 hours.
Object Names: Virgo Cluster, M87
Image Type: Astronomical
Credit: R. Gendler (Copyright Robert Gendler 2006)
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