The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51A or NGC 5194) and (M51B or NGC 5195, left). The Whirlpool Galaxy is a grand-design spiral galaxy, interacting with NGC 5195, a dwarf galaxy. Both galaxies are located 23 ± 4 million light-years away in Canes Venatici.

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This is a photo from the NASA-it shows what the Hubble Telescope found in the center of the Whirlpool Galaxy-How AWESOME is our God???

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Whirlpool galaxy, also M51, with its companion dwarf galaxy NGC 5194. These two are interacting galaxies in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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Detail: Three-Color X-ray View, Whirlpool Galaxy (NASA, Chandra, 06/03/14) | Flickr - NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

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Image of the Day: Black Hole "Mine Field" Lights Up a Spectacular Galaxy- The galaxy is officially named Messier 51 (M51) or NGC 5194, but often goes by its nickname of the "Whirlpool Galaxy." Chandra

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https://www.facebook.com/Mr.DineshJaswal Whirlpool Galaxy.

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M 51 a (also known as Messier 51a,the Whirlpool Galaxy, or NGC 5194) is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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When Galaxies Collide

WHEN GALAXIES COLLIDE The Whirlpool Galaxy, the red spiral, and its companion galaxy, NG 5195 are 23 million light-years from Earth - that's relatively close. IRAC shows the warm dust in red, a sign of active star formation probably triggered by a collision between the two galaxies.

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The Whirlpool Galaxy (also known as Messier Object 51, Messier 51, M51 or NGC 5194 or Whirlpool Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Canes Venatici (hunting dog) Classic. It was discovered by Charles Messier on October 13, 1773. It is one of the most famous spiral galaxies in the sky.

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Whirlpool Galaxy courtesy of Caltech

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