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M 61 - NGC 4303
Penryn, California
April 2009
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 10  minute subs


M61 is a Seyfert 2, double barred, ringed, mag. 10.1, starburst galaxy classified SBbc-R, distance is 86 Mly.  Four supernova have been observed in M 61.  The little guy at the lower left is NGC 4303A.