Messier 51

Messier 51 commonly called the “Whirlpool Galaxy”. A beautiful example of an interacting¬†¬†grand design spiral galaxy. Located in the constellation Canes Venatici, M 51 is approx. 23 million light years away. Imaged here in natural colors with Ha added, total exposure time is 8 hours.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *