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
RCOS 300 mm imaging platform, remotely via iTelescope.net
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.