Messier 51. NGC 5194

Click on the image for a full resolution version M 51, also known as the “Whirlpool Galaxy”, is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. This galaxy is interacting with the smaller NGC 5195 (on the left of M51, and it is passing behind it) and, due to this fact, both have been included … Continue reading Messier 51. NGC 5194