Category:Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy 
Galaxy
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Hubble Space Telescope image of Whirlpool Galaxy
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Instance of spiral galaxy,
Seyfert galaxy
Part of M51 Group
Constellation
Galaxy morphological type
  • Sbc
Discoverer or inventor
Time of discovery or invention
  • 13 October 1773
Distance from Earth
  • 23,000,000 ±4000000 l.y.
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The Whirlpool Galaxy (also known as Messier 51, M51, or NGC 5194) is a classic spiral galaxy located in the Canes Venatici constellation. It was discovered by Charles Messier on October 13, 1773.

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