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NGC 5474 - Arp 26
Ursa Major
Penryn, California
February 2006
FS-128G (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB  LRGB 15 minutes 

NGC 5474 is classified as Sc. NGC 5474 is gravitationally bound to the nearby M 101 and orbits the larger galaxy.  The asymmetric form of the galaxy is due to the tidal pull of  M101.