Virgo Cluster

Usually, I am looking for a galaxy or nebula near a bright star. However, the Virgo Cluster had no bright stars in that section of the sky for reference. I had to guess at the location since the back of the camera in Live View mode was pitch black.

The bright galaxies are M 86 and M84 in the center from left to right. Below that is M 87 or the Virgo Galaxy. To its left is M 88. M 99 is also visible and appears at the top of the image just right of center. Also known as the Coma Pinwheel or Virgo Cluster Pinwheel, it looks somewhat like a comma since one spiral is further out than the others.

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