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Messier 74

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M 74 is a an example of a "grand design" spiral galaxy, which means it has well defined spiral arms. It has a low surface brightness, that makes is one of the more difficult Messier objects, but the face on view presents a ideal image orientation.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Pisces
  • Right Ascension: 01h 36m 41.8s
  • Declination: +15° 47′ 01″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 32 million
  • Telescope: GSO 254mm RC
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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