Astrophotography of Galaxies



M51, Whirlpool Galaxy, NGC 5194

M51, Whirlpool Galaxy, NGC 5194


Date: June 5, 2010

Telescope: Celestron 11 XLT on CGE mount f/5

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 14 5-min subframes (70 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 using PHD Guiding.

Comments: IDAS LPS P2 filter




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