Post-servicing HST image of M100 galaxy

Post-servicing HST image of M100 galaxy

R820/0243 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 44.8MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature A Younger Universe


Caption: M100 spiral galaxy. Optical image of the core of spiral galaxy M100 (or NGC 4321) made by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera (WFPC-2) of the Hubble Space Telescope following the 1993 servicing mission. M100 is a class Sc I spiral, part of the Virgo supercluster, and is seen in the direction of the constellation Coma Berenices. It is thought to be about 50 million light years from Earth. Compare this image with R820/242, taken before the servicing mission with the original Wide Field and Planetary Camera, WFPC-1.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: astronomy, cosmology, galactic, galaxy, hst post-servicing, m100, m100 galxy, ngc 4321, science, spiral, spiral galaxy

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.