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Messier 101 - Universe Today
Object Name: Messier 101 Alternative Designations: M101, NGC 5457, Pinwheel Galaxy Object Type: Type Sc Spiral Galaxy Constellation: Ursa Major Right Ascension: 14 : 03.2 (h:m) Declination: +54 : 21 (deg:m)) Distance: 27000 (kly) Visual Brightness: 7.9 (mag) Apparent Dimension: 22.0 (arc min) Locating Messier 101: M101 is easily located by finding the first star … Continue reading "Messier 101"