The galaxy M 100

Image of M 100
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 100 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 47° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:15, 63° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:17, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 100
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 4321
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:9.35 (V)[1]
10.05 (B)[1]
6.82 (H)[1]
6.59 (K)[1]
7.46 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.70
Hubble type:SABb
Right Ascension:12h22m [1]
Declination:+15°49' [1]
Distance:15.9 Mpc
52.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.66




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