Messier 59 (M 59)

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the elliptical galaxy M 59 in the constellation Virgo.

 

Introduction

The elliptical galaxy M 59 in the constellation Virgo is located at a distance of about 0.5° from the galaxy M 60, too far to seen them both in the eVscope.

Size: 1.5' x 1.0' (Stoyan)
Distance: 60 million light years
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Map

Overview of the Virgo galaxy cluster, M 59 in constellation Virgo is locatecd horizontally in the middle und vertically in the lower half (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

M 59 - Mar 24, 2020

 

M 59 - Mar 24, 2020, processed

 

 

Own Observations

Observations March 2020

 

References

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