[M101 image]

NGC 5457 = M101

Galaxy in Ursa Major

Pinwheel Galaxy

Dreyer's description: pB, vL, iR, g, vsmbMBSN; = M101

Cross Identifications: GC 3770, h 1744. Pinwheel Galaxy; BD +55 1651; Arp 26, UGC 8981 .

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    Right Ascension: 14 : 03.2 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +54 : 21 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 27000 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 7.7
    Apparent Diameter: 26.9 (arc minutes)

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