m100 ngc 4321 spiral galaxy in coma berenices

spiral galaxy m100 coma berenices

spiral galaxy m100 coma berenices

Messier 100 (also known as NGC 4321) is a spiral galaxy about 52.5 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It was discovered by Pierre M?chain in 1781. It is one of the brightest galaxies in the Virgo cluster. Five supernovae have been identified in M100: SN 1901B, SN 1914A, SN 1959E, SN 1979C and SN 2006X. M100 also has a satellite galaxy named NGC 4323.