[M59, NOAO]

NOAO CCD image of M59, an elliptical galaxy of type E5 and member of the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. This short exposure picture shows the smooth mostly featureless structure typical of elliptical galaxies.

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    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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    Last Modification: 31 May 1998