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News Release 170 of 951

January 13, 2011 03:45 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-03

The Two-faced Whirlpool Galaxy

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Image: Hubble ACS Visible Image of M51

Hubble ACS Visible Image of M51

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Object Names: M51, Whirlpool Galaxy

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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Montage Image: The Two-faced Whirlpool Galaxy Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated The Two-faced Whirlpool GalaxyPRC2011-03 Hubble NICMOS Infrared Image of M51 Image Type: Astronomical Hubble NICMOS Infrared Image of M51

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