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Weather for Jul 28 Night
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Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Pinwheel Galaxy · M 101 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 28.8' x 26.9' Magnitude: 7.9 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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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Pinwheel Galaxy occurs at 18:45 hours

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Mid June

Data Sheet

14h 03m 12s
54º 20' 58''
Sc - Spiral
11 M light years
Last visited objects: Pinwheel Galaxy