[M58, Limber Obs.]

The barred spiral galaxy M58 as photographed by the D. Nelson Limber Memorial Observatory in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, from their "Cruise the Virgo Cluster" page.

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    [M58, M. Purcell]

    Michael Purcell took this CCD image of M58, which he classifies a compact barred spiral galaxy, as its type is given as SAB(rs)b. The image was taken from the Grove Creek Observatory (GCO), Australia, with their Celestron C-14 (f/7) SC telescope and ST-7E CCD camera, on April 7, 2000 at 22:32. It is a 10 minute exposure.

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