Constellation of Virgo and Coma Berenices (ground-based image)

The Virgo Cluster of galaxies is located about 60 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Virgo. Virgo and other nearby constellations are seen in this ground-based image.


A. Fujii and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
Release date:5 August 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0815
Size:2400 x 3000 px

About the Object

Name:Virgo Cluster
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:55 million light years

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