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Messier 84

(M84, NGC 4374)
(elliptical galaxy with jets)

Messier 84 (M84 or NGC 4374) is an elliptical galaxy (or possibly lenticular) about 60 million light-years distant. It has jets, which along with dynamics of its stars indicate a central supermassive black hole of 1.5 × 109 MSun.


(galaxy,elliptical)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_84
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.003916.8Mpc54.9MlyMessier 84
Coordinates:M84
J122503.74333+125313.1393

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