PHANGS-ALMA Radio Image of NGC 4321

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Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton

ALMA image of galaxy NGC 4321, also known as Messier 100, an intermediate spiral galaxy located about 55 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is imaged as part of the PHANGS-ALMA survey to study the properties of star-forming clouds in disk galaxies.

Provider: National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/news/2019-alma-phangs/

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 4321 M100
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy > Type > Spiral

Distance

Universescale2
49,576,000 light years

Position Details

Position (FK5)
RA = 12h 22m 54.8s
DEC = 15° 49’ 18.5”
Field of View
4.0 x 3.5 arcminutes
Constellation
Coma Berenices

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_yellow ALMA Radio -
Arrow_left_red ALMA Radio -
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ID
NRAO_Gallery_nrao18cb12b
Subject Category
C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
NGC 4321, M100
Credits
ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton
Release Date
Lightyears
4.9576E+7
Redshift
4.9576E+7
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/news/2019-alma-phangs/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
ALMA, ALMA
Instrument
Color Assignment
Yellow, Red
Band
Radio, Radio
Bandpass
-, -
Central Wavelength
Start Time
2016-02-01T09:36
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
FK5
Equinox
2000
Reference Value
185.72846984900, 15.82181835170
Reference Dimension
956, 849
Reference Pixel
442.87743197268, 433.01038878263
Scale
-0.00006935843, 0.00006935843
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
SIN
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
Name
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
Address
520 Edgemont Road
City
Charlottesville
State/Province
Virginia
Publisher
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Publisher ID
nrao
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2019-01-10T10:30:48-05:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Universescalefull
49,576,000 light years