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M84, M86, M87 - 4.3.2022 at 23.00 Jyväskylä Observation number 106524

Visibility IV / V

Aleksi Ruotsila, Jyväskylän Sirius

Markarian chain. A closer look at the background reveals a rather wild number of smaller galaxies.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M84, M86, M87
  • Constellation
    • Virgo
  • Galaxies
    • Galaxy cluster info

      In a galaxy cluster there are tens or hundreds of galaxies. Typically a moderate big instrument is needed to see galaxy clusters.


      The galaxy cluster Hickson 44 in Leo in composed of four galaxies. Image Timo Inkinen.

Technical information

iOptron CEM25P, ZWO ASI533MC, WO SpaceCat51 (250mm f / 4.9) Astronomical L-2: 480x60sec (8h)

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