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M98 Spiral Galaxy

Messier 98

M98 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is nearly edge on at approximately 75 degrees. Charles Messier observed and cataloged this galaxy in 1781. If…

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NGC 4236

NGC 4236 Spiral Galaxy

This galaxy is known as a barred spiral galaxy. Galaxies are classified according to their shape and do not always appear to us face on. This galaxy is at an…

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Messier 101

The Pinwheel Galaxy

Often times referred to as The Pinwheel Galaxy, this spiral galaxy is located in the constellation of Ursa Major. It was initially discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1781. It was…

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M61 also known as NGC 4303 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Messier 61

M61 is located in the constellation of Virgo. It is one of the largest galaxies in the Virgo Cluster, but is so distant it appears very small in this field…

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