[M51 image]

NGC 5194 = M51

Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Whirlpool Galaxy

Dreyer's description: !!!, great spiral neb M51

Cross Identifications: GC 3572, h 1622. Whirlpool Galaxy, Lord Rosse's Question Mark Galaxy; Bode 25; BD +47 2063; Arp 85 (with NGC 5195), UGC 8493 .

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    Right Ascension: 13 : 29.9 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: +47 : 12 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 37000 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude: 8.4
    Apparent Diameter: 11.0 (arc minutes)

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