Image Contains: M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
The Whirlpool Galaxy, approximately 25 million light years from Earth, was the first galaxy classified as a spiral galaxy. Seen here interacting with its smaller neighbor, NGC 5195.
This image combines data taken through our Officina Stellare RiLA 600 in Thailand with test data from our Planewave 17 in West Virginia.
West Virginia, USA
SC Observatory, Central Thailand
Maxim DL 6