M 86

The elliptical galaxy M86 (centre right) is together with elliptical galaxy M84 member of the Virgo galaxy cluster in constellation Virgo. M85 is located at a distance of about 52 Million light-years (16 Mpc). Other members of the Virgo cluster of galaxies can be identified (see annotated image below): e.g. NGC 4425, 4438, 4413, 4402, 4388.

Galaxy M86, 15 March 2022, Kempen, William Optics APO 110 mm, f/7,

ASI1600mm pro, L (UV-IR cut), 3240 s, gain 139, T = -10C.

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