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Image of M74, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces
Todd Boroson / AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Spiral Galaxy M74

This beautiful example of a face-on spiral galaxy is M74 in the constellation of Pisces. This image of M72 was obtained by the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak in 1991. M74 is located about 30 million light years from Earth.

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