Messier 87, also known as Virgo A, M87 or NGC 4486, is located with The Virgo Constellation. Messier 87 is 53.49 Million Light Years from Earth. M87 has a radius of 60 Light Years and a mass of 2,400 Billion Solar Masses.Virgo A is 13.24 Billion Earth Years old.
Profile of Virgo A
Messier 87 is a Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy with 1 Trillion Stars. Messier 87 was discovered in 1781 by French Astronomer Charles Messier. Charles Messier is known for publishing astronomy catalogue that contain 110 Nebulae plus faint star clusters. Messier is best known for Messier objects in space being titled after his surname. The first Black Hole ever photographed was The Black Hole located inside Messier 87.
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