Category:Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy 
M51 Hubble Remix.jpg
Galaxy
Wikipedia
Instance of spiral galaxy,
Seyfert galaxy
Part of M51 Group
Constellation
Galaxy morphological type
Discoverer or inventor
Time of discovery or invention 13 October 1773
Distance from Earth
  • 23000000 ±4000000 light-year
Authority control
SIMBAD ID: M 51
Wikidata
Blue pencil.svg

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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