Virgo Galaxy Cluster
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog: M84, M86 & friends

Magnitude: 
10.0, 9.8 and various to 15+ magnitude

Size:
6.4' x 5.6', 9' x 5.8', to very tiny

Constellation:
Virgo

Common Name or Description: 
Virgo Galaxy Cluster
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Date Taken:  5/31/03                            Location:  Pine Mountain Club, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FSQ106 telescope & SBIG ST10XME CCD camera
Exposure:  
45minutes luminance only (300 second individual exposures)
Notes: 
I count over 25 galaxies in the image.  How many can you find?  Check the screen from The Sky showing galaxies in the area with labels to magnitude 15.
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