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Lenticular Galaxy M86
The Lenticular Galaxy M86 (also known as Messier Object 86, Messier 86, M86, or NGC 4406) is a lenticular galaxy in the Virgo constellation. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1781. M86 lies well in the heart of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies and forms a most conspicuous group with another giant, Lenticular Galaxy M84.
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