Astrophotography of Galaxies



M101, Pinwheel Galaxy, NGC 5457

M101, Pinwheel Galaxy, NGC 5457


Date: June 8, 2005

Telescope: Celestron NexStar 8 GPS Alt/Az f/6.3

Camera: Meade DSI color I

Exposure: 16 2-min subframes (32 min total) unguided

Comments: One of the few unguided 2 minute exposures that suceeded. One of several "Pinwheel" galaxies




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