Supernova Discovered in M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy - Universe Today
A new supernova (exploding star) has been discovered in the famous Whirlpool Galaxy, M51. M51, The Whirlpool galaxy is a galaxy found in the constellation of Canes Venatici, very near the star Alkaid in the handle of the saucepan asterism of the big dipper. Easily found with binoculars or a small telescope. The discovery was … Continue reading "Supernova Discovered in M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy"