My goodness, how the month is flying! Halfway through already.
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On October 13, 1773, French astronomer Charles Messier found a cluster of stars that would later be named the Whirlpool Galaxy. Astronomers eventually discovered the galaxy had a spiral structure, making it the first spiral galaxy discovered. They also determined this galaxy is over 23 million light-years away.
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