M98

Messier 98

Designation:
M98
Object Type:
Spiral Galaxy
Right Ascention:
12h 14m
Declination:
+14° 54'
Magnitude:
10.1
Distance:
60,000,000 light years
Constellation:
Coma Berenices

Image Source: ESO

Articles about M98:

Messier 98 - Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices

This month, we journey to the edge-on spiral Messier 98, located near the westerly border of the Coma-Virgo Galaxy Cluster. M 98 and its neighbor galaxies M 99 and M 100 were discovered by Pierre Mechain on the night of March 15, 1781 and confi ... more