CCD image of M95, from the University of Oregon collection. M95 is a good example of the kind of galaxy with a large range of intrinsic surface brightness. The large dynamic range of the CCD can capture all of this but the human eye or film will be dominated entirely by its bright center
This image was created by Nial R. Tanvir from B,V,R images obtained on the 4.2 meter William Herschel Telescope on La Palma.
AAT image of the barred spiral M95 in Leo. More information on this image is available.
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Last Modification: 17 Jun 1999 23:40 MET