The Virgo Cluster, Centered on M86 (BVR) - from the KPNO 0.9-m Telescope

A region near the center of the Virgo Cluster, centered on the giant S0 galaxy, M86, taken in BVR. This 0.8 x 1 degree image was taken with the Mosaic on the KPNO 0.9-m telescope. The images were constructed from a dithered sequence of 5 300s exposures in each color. A higher resolution version is available.

Image taken by George Jacoby.