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    M106 or Messier 106, is a spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici. It is also known as NGC 4258. M106 was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Mechain. It's about 22.25 million light years away. It is suspected that prt of it is falling into a supermassive black hole. It is similar in size and luminosity to M31.

    For other DSO objects, see Messier objects, Messier photos, and Messier observing reports.


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