M100 PC chip

An image of the grand design spiral galaxy M100 obtained with the second generation Wide Field and Planetary Camera.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9402c
Type:Observation
Release date:13 January 1994, 16:30
Size:461 x 461 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 12204+1605, M 100, Messier 100, NGC 4321
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:50 million light years
Constellation:Coma Berenices

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
343.2 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
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1280x1024
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1600x1200
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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 22 54.99
Position (Dec):15° 49' 17.44"
Field of view:0.35 x 0.35 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 25.9° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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