Elliptical Galaxy M-87 in Virgo - With Jet & Companion Galaxies

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Elliptical Galaxy M-87


Elliptical Galaxy M-87



  • M-87 (NGC 4486)
  • Constellation: Virgo
  • Magnitude: 9.6
  • RA: 12h 30m 49.7s
  • Dec: +12° 23' 24" Epoch 2000
  • Classification: Cluster Dominant Elliptical Galaxy

  • NGC 4478
  • Magnitude: 11.2
  • RA: 12h 30m 17.4s
  • Dec: +12° 19' 44" Epoch 2000
  • Size (mins): 1.9' x 1.6'
  • Classification: Elliptical Galaxy

  • NGC 4486A
  • Magnitude: 12.8
  • RA: 12h 30m 57.8s
  • Dec: +12° 16' 11" Epoch 2000
  • Size (mins): 0.8' x 0.7'
  • Classification: Elliptical Galaxy

  • IC 3443
  • Magnitude: 15.7
  • RA: 12h 31m 16.2s
  • Dec: +12° 19' 57" Epoch 2000
  • Size (mins): 0.4'
  • Classification: Elliptical Galaxy

  • UGC 7652
  • Magnitude: 16.4
  • RA: 12h 30m 43.9s
  • Dec: +12° 22' 26" Epoch 2000
  • Classification: A pair of Elliptical Galaxies

  • NGC 4486B
  • Magnitude: 14.1
  • RA: 12h 30m 32.1s
  • Dec: +12° 29' 27" Epoch 2000
  • Size (mins): 0.6' x 0.6'
  • Classification: Elliptical Galaxy