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The Whirlpool Galaxy

The Whirlpool Galaxy

Depicts: M51, Whirlpool Galaxy, SN 1994I, IRAS 13277+4727
Copyright: Robert P. Kirshner/Harvard-Smithsonian Center forAstrophysics, NASA

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has returned the most detailed images ever of supernova 1994I which is in the "Whirlpool Galaxy" (M51) located 20 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Jul-2024 18:25 UT

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