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Pinwheel Galaxy · M 101

Galaxy in Ursa Major constellation (The Great Bear). Also known as NGC 5457, Arp 26, CGCG 272-21, IRAS 14013+5435, KARA 610, MCG 9-23-28, PGC 50063, UGC 8981, V V 344, V V 456.
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28.8' x 26.9'
14h 03m 12s
54º 20' 58''
0.0008
7.90
14.90
Sc - Spiral
11 M light years

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