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Black Hole night 1

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Observer
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
11/04/2019 - 01:00
Object
Markarian's chain with messier 87
Observing location
Northampton
Equipment
Starwave 70mm
EQ8
Trius 814
Exposure
10 x 300s
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The night of the Black Holes! Markarian's Chain (the heart of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies) with Messier 84 and 86 to the right, the extraordinary Messier 87 at lower left. The latter contains the Black Hole the image of which featured in the media yesterday.It is about 55 million light years away (let's not do kilometers BBC!!!)

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