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SombreroGalaxySouthernPinwheelGalaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Credit: National Optical Astronomy Observatories

The Whirlpool Galaxy is actually a pair of spiral galaxies orbiting each other.

WhirlpoolGalaxy//NGC

SombreroGalaxySouthernPinwheelGalaxy