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Zodiac: Pisces
Feb 20 - Mar 20
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Messier 101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)

Messier object number 101 (NGC 5457) is a spiral galaxy and in the constellation of Great Bear. It is also known as the Pinwheel Galaxy. It is approximately 20000000 lightyears away from earth.
Image credit: European Space Agency & NASA
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