m98 ngc 4192 spiral galaxy in coma berenices

spiral galaxy m98 coma berenices

Messier 98 (also known as M98 or NGC 4192) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It was discovered by Pierre M?chain on March 15, 1781 along with M99 and M100 and was cataloged as a Messier object on April 13, 1781. Messier 98 is approaching us at 125 km per sec. Messier 98 is a member of the Virgo Cluster, which is a large, relatively nearby cluster of galaxies.[2]