The barred spiral galaxy M58 as photographed by the D. Nelson Limber Memorial Observatory in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, from their "Cruise the Virgo Cluster" page.
Michael Purcell took this CCD image of M58, which he classifies a compact barred spiral galaxy, as its type is given as SAB(rs)b. The image was taken from the Grove Creek Observatory (GCO), Australia, with their Celestron C-14 (f/7) SC telescope and ST-7E CCD camera, on April 7, 2000 at 22:32. It is a 10 minute exposure.
Last Modification: 27 Aug 2000, 12:00 MET