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M99 spiral galaxy. Optical image of the M99 spiral galaxy. This face-on spiral galaxy is located around 60 million light years from Earth, in the constellation Coma Berenices. Also known as NGC 4254, it is a member of the Virgo cluster of galaxies.
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