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M51
Common Name
Whirlpool Galaxy
Object Type
Spiral Galaxy
NGC
5194
Constellation
Canes Venatici
Comments
While the visual magnitude is over 8, it's much easier to find than some other galaxies (i.e. M33) because of its density.

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