M63/Sunflower Galaxy

FacebookTweetPinLinkedInEmail The M63/Sunflower galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The M63/Sunflower galaxy is also known as NGC 5055. The galaxy was verified discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, although previously discovered by a fellow astronomer and colleague of Charles Messier.   Like the Whirlpool galaxy, the M63/Sunflower galaxy was one of the first spiral galaxies to … Continue reading M63/Sunflower Galaxy