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M87

(Virgo A, NGC 4486, Virgo X-1, UGC 7654, Messier 87)
(supergiant elliptical galaxy)

M87 (for Messier 87, also Virgo A, NGC 4486, Virgo X-1, or UGC 7654) is the second brightest Galaxy in the northern Virgo Cluster, about 53 million light-years away. It is a featureless Elliptical Galaxy.

Characteristics:


(galaxy)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_87
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.003816.4Mpc53.5MlyM87

Referenced by:
Fast Radio Burst (FRB)
Messier Catalog

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