M100 (NGC4321) a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

Right Ascension = 12h 22m 0.9s (h:m:s), Declination = +15� 49' 00" (deg:m:s)
Magnitude = 9.3, Size = 7 x 6 (arc minutes), Distance = 60000 (kly)

M100 (NGC4321) a spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices
Note the many campanion galaxies in this image.

Optics: Takahashi FS-102 @f8 refractor
Adapter: none
Date: 04/17/2006 Time: 05:00:00 UTC
Exposure: 3 Luminance images of 300 seconds each
Filter: SBIG CFW8-A, Clear
Resolution: 800 x 600, Binned 2x2
Guiding: SBIG ST-2000XM with internal TC-237 guider
Acquisition: SBIG ST-2000XM camera
Mount: Losmandy G-11 with Gemini GOTO
Software: SBIG CCDOPS ver 5.41B6NT
notes: Autodark added to each image. hot and cold pixel removal, soft DDP, stacked in CCDSoft

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© , 2006
Last edited:9/4/2006, by Don Lewis, Wye Mountain Observatory