M88, NGC 4501

M88, a symmetrical type Sc spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is a member of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. This picture is from the KPNO 0.9-meter telescope. The Virgo cluster also includes Messier galaxies M49, M58, M59, M60, M61, M84, M85, M86, M87, M89, M90, M91, M98, M99, and M100.

Credit:
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-m88
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:672 x 672 px

About the Object

Name:M88, NGC 4501
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 31 59.85
Position (Dec):14° 26' 51.90"
Field of view:6.13 x 6.13 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° right of vertical