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Let's even the score with M102

Though most lists of Messier objects contain 109 targets, the inclusion of NGC 5866 brings the total to an even 110.
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I hate odd numbers! If I’m putting gas in my car and the pump stops at $23.87, I’ll squeeze out enough gas to make it an even $24.00. When I’m out fishing and keeping a count of my catch, I’ll stubbornly keep casting until I’ve reached an even 10 or 20. Three Little Pigs? Bah! I would have added a fourth and housed him in a two-story, steel- and cement-reinforced condo.

I’m the same with sports stats, particularly baseball. I wince when a pitcher finishes the season with 19 wins or a batter ends up hitting .299. If only they had wound up with an even 20 wins or a .300 batting average! Last year, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit 59 home runs. Were I the Major League Baseball commissioner, I would have extended the season until he hit No. 60.

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