Messier 49. NGC 4472

Click on the image for a full resolution version     See this image also on Instagram   Messier 49 is a large and bright elliptical galaxy located in the Virgo Cluster. Actually, it is the largest galaxy of this cluster, even larger than Messier 87. M49 (157,000 light years across) is larger than any … Continue reading Messier 49. NGC 4472