M90 (NGC 4569, Arp 76)

Telescope: 2.5-meter Ritchey-Chr├ętien Reflector, 12.5m FL
Camera: Custom CCD Imager, 2048 x 1489 pixels
Exposure: 53.9 seconds, each filter. Processed with PixInsight.
Location: Apache Point Observatory, New Mexico (Elevation 9140')
Image Center (J2000): RA 12h 36m, DEC +13° 09'

One of the few blue shifted galaxies, part of the Virgo cluster, mag 10.2. Galaxy core dynamic range reduced to reveal detail. Smaller galaxy to the right is irregular galaxy IC 3583 at 13th mag.


Sloan DSS Archive files:

Red: frame-i-003836-5-0268.fits
Green: frame-r-003836-5-0268.fits
Blue: frame-g-003836-5-0268.fits
M90 (NGC 4569, Arp 76), One of the few blue shifted galaxies, part of the Virgo cluster, mag 10.2. Galaxy core dynamic range reduced to reveal detail. Smaller galaxy to the right is irregular galaxy IC 3583 at 13th mag.