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PGC 21693 (=
Arp 17)
A 14th-magnitude spiral galaxy (type SB?) in Camelopardalis (RA 07 44 41, Dec +73 49 15)

Based on a recessional velocity of 5100 km/sec, about 230 million light years away. Given that and apparent size of 1.1 by 0.6 arcmin, about 75 thousand light years across.

DSS image of spiral galaxy PGC 21693, also known as Arp 17
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of PGC 21693
Below, a 12 arcmin wide region centered on the galaxy
DSS image of region near spiral galaxy PGC 21693, also known as Arp 17
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