Messier 88 (M 88)

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the spiral galaxy M 88 in the constellation Coma Berenices.

 

Introduction

The spiral galaxy M 88 in the constellation Coma Berenices is the end point of Makarian's chain. It is brighter that all the other galaxies in the chain.

Size: 3' x 1,5' (Stoyan)
Distance: 60 million light years (Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

The spiral galaxy M 88 in constellation Coma Berenices (close to the center) (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

The spiral galaxy M 88 (about top left) in constellation Coma Berenices marks the end of Markarian's chain. (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

M 88 - Mar 24, 2020

 

M 88 - Mar 24, 2020, processed

 

 

Own Observations

Observations March 2020

 

References

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