Messier 90 (also known as NGC 456), is a spiral gaalxy about 60 million light years away in the constellation Virgo.

M90 is a member of the Virgo Cluster - a prominent cluster of galaxies, containing up to as many as 2000 others.  Whereas the spectra of most other galaxies are redshifted, the spectrum of M90 is blueshifted.  This indicates that it is moving towards the Earth, and not away as with most other galaxies.

This image was taken using the red, visual and blue filters on Faulkes Telescope North.

M90