This image of the Sc spiral galaxy M99 was taken by Jack Newton in East Sooke, British Columbia. He uses a Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST 6 CCD camera at the Newtonian focus of his 25 inch f5 telescope. The image is a tri-colour composite, approximately 5 minute exposures.
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Martin Germano created this image of Virgo Cluster spiral galaxy M99 with his self-built 14.5" f/5 Newtonian. It was exposed 90 minutes on hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415, taken in March 1995.
Newer image of M99 by Martin Germano, taken in April, 2004. This image was taken with his 14.5" f/5 Newtonian stopped to f/6 (12"), a 115 minute exposure on hypered Tech Pan 2415. Represented is a blend created of the 2004 image and above one.
Michael Purcell obtained this beautiful CCD image of spiral galaxy M99 from the GCO, Australia with their Celestron 14 f/7 SCT and ST-6 CCD camera on April 30, 1998 at 23:51. It is a 15-minutes exposure.
M99 image by a French amateur
Image of M99, taken by the D. Nelson Limber Memorial Observatory in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, from their "Cruise the Virgo Cluster" page.
CCD Image of the Virgo cluster spiral galaxy M99 by the University of Arizona Astronomy Club.
Last Modification: April 15, 2005