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Observation by Nick Hewitt: Black Hole night 1

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Nick Hewitt

Observer

Nick Hewitt

Observed

2019 Apr 11 - 00:00

Uploaded

2019 Apr 11 - 09:29

Objects

M87
M88
M86
M84
Barnard 92

Equipment
  • Starwave 70mm
  • EQ8
  • Trius 814
Exposure

10 x 300s

Location

Northampton

Target name

Markarian's chain with messier 87

Title

Black Hole night 1

About this image

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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