Don’t miss out on Messier 51, the fantastic Whirlpool Galaxy     – Astronomy Now

The large Whirlpool Galaxy, or Messier 51, might be probably the most sought galaxy and one of the well-known of all deep-sky objects. Picture: Olly Penrice Magnificent Messier 51 (NGC 5194), the Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici, is no doubt the very best and most well-known instance of a spiral galaxy that’s offered face-on to … Read more