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This is one tiny galaxy so I had to crop this pretty heavily. It's interesting that this is close to the Splinter Galaxy which is a larger galaxy. I'm guessing the Messier didn't pick that one up because it was too dim to see? Or seems like there was some confusion around the actual coordinates so maybe the Splinter Galaxy was M102?

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Nice work.
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Hey, if you think you have M102 confused for something else, you're in good company:
http://www.messier.seds.org/missing.html

M102 still stands as a lesson in not rushing "just a little more" to publication to meet a deadline.
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nice , thx .
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Nice capture 👍
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