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M87 (Arp 152)

M87 (NGC 4486) Elliptical Galaxy type E1 and optical jet, in Virgo. Taken Apr 24 2007, with a DSI
Pro II and Outback Cooler on a C8NGT operating at f7 for an effective focal length of 1400mm. LRGB
subframes were 120 sec resulting in the following total exposures L:R:G:B ( in min) = 84:38:40:44.
Color balance was achieved via numerically scaled channels. Captured with Envisage, calibrated and
drizzle combined in Iris with other processing using FITZ, PixInsight LE and Photoshop CS.
North is up.

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