Compass and Scale Image for M87 Jet
54 million light-years (17 megaparsecs)
Note: Data used in the analysis of the M87 jet are from several different instruments and numerous Hubble proposals.
The science team includes: E. Meyer, W. Sparks, J. Biretta, J. Anderson, S.T. Sohn, and R. van der Marel (STScI), C. Norman (Johns Hopkins University), and M. Nakamura (Academia Sinica)