Astrophotography of Galaxies

M51, Whirlpool Galaxy, NGC 5194, 120ED

M51, Whirlpool Galaxy

Date: May 14, 2009

Telescope: Orion 120ED on CG5 mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 15 5-min subframes (75 min total) guided with Meade DSI and piggybacked AT66ED using PHD Guiding.

Comments: Baader UV/IR cut filter.

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