Messier 59
Messier 59
  • Description: Galaxy M59 is the bright elliptical galaxy on the right side of the picture. M59 (NGC4621) shines at magnitude 10.6 and is 5.3 x 3.2 arc minutes in size. The brighter galaxy to the left is Messier 60.
  • Film: Hypered Kodak tech pan
  • Scope: 8" f6 Newtonian
  • Exposure: 40 Minutes
  • Location: Texas Star Party
  • Date: April 28, 1992
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