Messier 100 is a grand design intermediate spiral galaxy located within the southern part of constellation Coma Berenices.
I had captured the galaxy as part of a few Markarian’s Chain photos from last year, but this was the first time I brought the big telescope out to capture this beauty.
Capture Details for Messier 100
Integration: 0.3 hours
Avg. Moon age: 6.48 days
Avg. Moon phase: 40.50%
Astrometry.net job: 3372411
RA center: 12h 22′ 56″
DEC center: +15° 49′ 8″
Pixel scale: 0.719 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 120.325 degrees
Field radius: 0.471 degrees
Full capture details on Astrobin: