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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
Near Lindbrook, Alberta Canada
2015-Apr-18
OSC 30x5min, total 2hr 30min
AFX, MaximDL, CPT
E11, 0.7xFR, EQ8, A80Mf, LSX2
The Whirlpool Galaxy is a large spiral galaxy found in the constellation Canes Venatici.

Shown here with its smaller companion, NGC5195, one can observe the interaction of two galaxies.

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