Virgo Cluster galaxies

Messier 87 – the Virgo A Supergiant Galaxy

Located in the Virgo constellation, roughly 53.5 million light years from Earth, is the supergiant galaxy known as Messier 87…

3 years ago

Messier 86 – the NGC 4406 Elliptical Galaxy

Located in the constellation Virgo, about 54 million light years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier 86.

4 years ago

Messier 85 – the NGC 4382 Elliptical (Lenticular) Galaxy

Located in the Coma Berenices constellation, roughly 60 million light years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier…

4 years ago

New Map Shows the Motion of all the Galaxies in Our Supercluster

An international team of astronomers has created the largest map of the movements of galaxies within our Supercluster to date.

5 years ago

Messier 61- the NGC 4303 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the Virgo cluster, roughly 52.5 million light-years from Earth, is the intermediate spiral galaxy known as Messier 61

5 years ago