Jim Burnell's CCD Images - M86
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Object: M86 (NGC4406)
Elliptical Galaxy
Const.: Virgo
Camera: HX916 Scope: AP130 Mount: AP1200GTO
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 5x60s blank
M86, an elliptical in the heart of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. A stack of 5 one minute exposures using a 5" f/6 refractor. Image processing performed using AIP4WIN. This image has been cropped down from its original size of 1300x1030.