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The Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) lithograph
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Preview of the Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) lithograph


  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    This “face on” view of M101, nicknamed the Pinwheel Galaxy, showcases a spiral galaxy’s well-known features.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    The text points out the well-defined arms and other typical spiral galaxy features visible in the image and gives an idea of the size of the galaxy.
  • Classroom activity
    Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.

PDF of the Pinwheel Galaxy lithograph (566KB)

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