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M100, the 100th object on the catalog of Charles Messier, also known as NGC 4321, is a spiral galaxy located 17 Mpc from Earth. The galaxy has a diameter of 36,800 parsecs and is one of the brightest members of the Virgo cluster of galaxies.

See also: Messier 100 (http://www.seds.org/messier/m/m100), SEDS Messier pages



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