M87 is a elliptical galaxy of type E1. In epoch J2000 coordinates, it is located at an RA of 12h29m23.43s and a Dec of +12d27m02.4s. Its radial velocity is 500 kilometers per second and its redshift is .00167. Its magnitude is 15.38.
This image was taken at the Anglo_Australian Observatory by David Malin. The original image can be found at http://www.seds.org/messier/objects.html#galaxy
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