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Pinwheel Galaxy

M 101 is a very large spiral galaxy on which we look nearly upright.

Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 25 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 9.6
Number of Stars: > 1 trillion
Diameter: 170 000 light-years
Type: Sc

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