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Distance: 60 Million Light YearsMagnitude: 8.6Size: 7 Arc MinutesGalaxy Type: EllipticalTelescope: 10” RCMount: AP 900Camera: QSI 683Exposure: L 17×600 Bin 1, RGB 12×300 Bin 2 Messier 87 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. Also known as Virgo A, M87 is a very large elliptical galaxy and appears featureless when compared to spiral and […]

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