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The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51A or NGC 5194) and (M51B or NGC 5195, left). The Whirlpool Galaxy is a grand-design spiral galaxy, interacting with NGC 5195, a dwarf galaxy. Both galaxies are located 23 ± 4 million light-years away in Canes Venatici.

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This is a photo from the NASA-it shows what the Hubble Telescope found in the center of the Whirlpool Galaxy-How AWESOME is our God???

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Whirlpool galaxy, also M51, with its companion dwarf galaxy NGC 5194. These two are interacting galaxies in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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Amazing New X-Ray Image of the Whirlpool Galaxy Shows it is Dotted with Black Holes (Universe Today)

Amazing New X-Ray Image of the Whirlpool Galaxy Shows it is Dotted with Black Holes Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/112332/amazing-new-x-ray-image-of-the-whirlpool-galaxy-shows-it-is-dotted-with-black-holes/#ixzz33jhi5GOE

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A composite image of M51, called the Whirlpool Galaxy, 30 million light years from Earth and 60 thousand light years across. The original images were taken with a telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory, and the Hubble Space Telescope. (Photo: NASA via The Telegraph)

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M 51 a (also known as Messier 51a,the Whirlpool Galaxy, or NGC 5194) is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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Detail: Three-Color X-ray View, Whirlpool Galaxy (NASA, Chandra, 06/03/14) | Flickr - NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

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HubbleSite - NewsCenter - The Two-faced Whirlpool Galaxy (01/13/2011) - Release Images

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