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