M100 is a spiral galaxy of type Sc. In epoch J2000 coordinates, it is located at an RA of 12h21m38.78s and a Dec of +15d44m42s. It has a radial velocity of 1,293 kilometers per second and a redshift of .0043. Its magnitude is 14.6. This galaxy is a member of the Virgo Cluster and is sometimes called the Grand Design Galaxy.
This image was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The original image can be found at http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/hst/hst.html
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