Whirlpool Galaxy


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Name:Whirlpool Galaxy
Type:Galaxy
Messier:51
NGC:5194
Magnitude:8.1
Right Ascention:13h 29.9m
Declination:+47 12
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Viewing Info:You need a very dark sky and at least 8 " aperture to glimpse the spiral

arms. In a 20 " or larger do, its orgasmic. Two interacting galaxies for

the prices o one.



Its very easy to find to, M51 makes a 60-90-30 degree triangle with

the last two stars of the handle of the big dipper.

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Whirlpool Galaxy
I saw it thru a 17" dob with and wthout the I3 intensifying eyepiece, spirals are clearly seen. It is simply magnificent.

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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.173.142)
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Whirlpool Galaxy
I absolutely love this!! It's so gorgeous!

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Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy
gorgeous

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Whirlpool Galaxy
I saw this thanks to the Mauna Kea visitors center 16" Meade and I went straight out and bought a telescope. It's awesome - If only Andromeda looked that good!

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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.250.5)
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Whirlpool Galaxy
it is fantastic under a 20" reflector
u will not be disppointed when u c it thru the scope

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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.15.26)
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Whirlpool Galaxy
a natural work of art

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Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy

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