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

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

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???

"X" structure at Core of Whirlpool Galaxy. It's a cross! It's THE cross! "The heavens declare the glory of the Lord!

ASA's Marshall Space Flight Center-Sparkling Whirlpool Galaxy (NASA, Chandra)- found an even better shot

astronomicalwonders: “ The Whirlpool Galaxy - Sparkling with X-Rays Nearly a million seconds of observing time with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way glittering with hundreds of X-ray points of.

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 dwarg galxy. Both galaxies are located 23 ± 4 million light-years away in Canes Venatici.

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

M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Marco Burali, Tiziano Capecchi, Marco Mancini (Osservatorio MTM) Follow the handle of the Big Dipper away from the dipper's bowl until you get to the handle's last bright star. Then, just slide your telescope a little south and west and you might find this stunning pair of interacting galaxies, the 51st entry in Charles Messier famous catalog. [large galaxy cataloged as NGC 5194; top galaxy is cagtaloged as NGC 5195]

Witch's Broom Nebula The Whirlpool Galaxy Image Credit & Copyright: Marco Burali, Tiziano Capecchi, Marco Mancini (Osservatorio MTM) Fo.

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Astrofotografía: Royal Museums Greenwich

This picture of the Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as won top honors in the Deep Space category and the overall competition for 2012 Astronomy Photographer of the Year. The picture was entered by British-Australian photographer Martin Pugh.

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30 Unbelievable Photos of Space

The Whirlpool Galaxy, a classic spiral galaxy, is pictured in this NASA handout photo. At only 30 million light years distant and fully 60 thousand light years across, also known as NGC is one of the brightest and most picturesque galaxies on the sky.

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.

When Galaxies Collide

The Whirlpool Galaxy, the red spiral, and its companion galaxy, NG 5195 are 23 million light-years from Earth. The warm dust in red is a sign of active star formation probably triggered by a collision between the two galaxies.

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