M51

Whirlpool Galaxy

Designation:
M51
Object Type:
Spiral Galaxy
Right Ascention:
13h 30m
Declination:
+47° 12'
Magnitude:
8.4
Distance:
37,000,000 light years
Constellation:
Canes Venatici

Image Source: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI) and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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