Image of the Sc spiral galaxy M88 by Jack Newton.
This image was taken by Jack Newton in East Sooke, British Columbia. He uses a Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST 6 CCD camera at the Newtonian focus of his 25 inch f5 telescope. The image is a tri-colour composite, approximately 5 minute exposures.
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Spiral galaxy M88 in the Virgo Cluster was imaged here by amateurs of 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 M88 from the GCO (Australia) with their Celestron C-14 14-inch SCT at f/7 on April 29, 1998. It is a 15-minutes exposure, taken with an ST-6 CCD camera.
Last Modification: 31 May 1998, 14:50 MET