Virgo Cluster

The Virgo cluster is a cluster of galaxies nearly 54 million light years away in the constellation of Virgo.

The Virgo cluster is a core group of galaxies that make up the Virgo Super Cluster, which the Milky way is also apart. Although this photo is crude, it captures hundreds of galaxies within a single frame.

Photo Details

  • Credit: Will Jackson, Kevin Bartee
  • Date Captured: Sat, 03/13/2011
  • Telescope: 110mm William Optics Refractor
  • Guide Scope: Meade 14" LX200-ACF 3556mm f/10