Cluster of galaxies in Virgo


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The Virgo cluster of galaxies includes M84 and M86. Thousands of galaxies form a rich, loose, irregular cluster which is not strongly concentrated towards the center. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1974. See also this Schmidt image.

More: galaxies page, elliptical galaxies page.

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