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Photographer:

Jon Greif

Email:

greif.jon@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Bathurst Observatory, NSW, Australia, remotely from La Jolla, CA USA

Date/Time of photo:

April 12, 2019, at 11:30 pm local time

Equipment:

RCOS 300 mm imaging platform, remotely via iTelescope.net

Description:

M87 is the galaxy in the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies that was the source of the remarkable first ever image of a black hole, the result of a planet wide consortium of telescopes dubbed "Event Horizon." This was a one shot, 600 second exposure through a Luminence filter, processed in PixInsight software.

Website:

http://skyandtelescope.org/author/jgreif/

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