View Full Version : New, Deep Image of Virgo Cluster Reveals Galaxy Cut Short in its Youth

2009-May-20, 04:50 PM
Astronomers have peered deep inside the Virgo cluster, and measured the size of one of its most famous members — Messier 87 — with surprising results.The giant elliptical galaxy isn’t quite as giant as previously believed.This deep image of the Virgo Cluster, obtained by Chris Mihos of Case Western Reserve University and his colleagues using [...]

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