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Whirlpool Galaxy · M 51

Galaxy in Canes Venatici constellation (The Hunting Dogs). Also known as NGC 5194, Arp 85, CGCG 246-8, IRAS 13277+4727, KCPG 379A, MCG 8-25-12, PGC 47404, UGC 8493, V V 1, V V 403.
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11.2' x 6.9'
13h 29m 52s
47º 11' 44''
0.0015
8.40
12.90
Sbc - Barred Spiral
21 M light years

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