This true-color image was created by Nial R. Tanvir from B,V,R images obtained on the 2.5 meter Isaac Newton Telescope on La Palma.
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This image was obtained by Bill Keel of the university of Alabama. It was created from a red-light CCD exposure with an RCA CCD at the 1.1-meter Hall telescope of Lowell Observatory. North is at the top and east to the left; the field is 3.6 by 6.0 arcminute. Only the inner portion of M96 is shown in this field of view.
Last Modification: June 17, 1999