Deep Sky
M100
NGC 4321


Mag 9.3
Constellation: Virgo
Virgo cluster
This bad boy is also known as the Grand Design spiral galaxy.  This galaxy has well over 100 billion stars in especially well defined arms, located some 56 million light-years from us.  M100 has played an important role in determining the size and age of the universe besides having bright blue star clusters and impressive dust lanes.

20 images stacked
20 sec
6-8-12