Whirlpool Galaxy

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Sketch of the Whirlpool Galaxy by Lord Rosse in 1845

The Whirlpool Galaxy (NGC 5194) is a galaxy located in the constellation Canes Venatici.

NGC 5194
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Canes Venatici
Type Galaxy
Other designations M 51, Whirlpool Galaxy

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