More than 10 galaxies can be seen in this image: e.g. M90 on the extreme left, M89 on the left bottom, M87 down in the middle, part of the so called Markarian´s chain on the right. Most galaxies here belong to Virgo except the topmost galaxies on the right that belong to Coma Berenices

 

 

 

 

Galaxies in Virgo

2007 Apr 14, Vantaa

Canon 300D

TMB80 refractor, at f/6

66 x 60 s at ISO1600

Processed with Iris.

Image width is about 2,7°.

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