M84 as photographed with the 4-meter Mayall telescope of Kitt Peak National
Observatory. This image was magnified and cropped from a
photo of the M84-M86 region
in the heart of the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies.
CCD image of the Virgo Cluster elliptical or lenticular galaxy M84 from NOAO.
M84 contains a small central active region, with two oppositely directed jets
visible at radio wavelengths.
Last Modification: 31 May 1998, 18:00 MET