The Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major (M101)

October 20, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

The Pinwheel GalaxyThe Pinwheel GalaxyPinwheel Galaxy (also known as Messier 101 or NGC 5457)
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Equipment: QHY8L on TOA130 750mm (f/5.8)

"The Pinwheel Galaxy (also known as Messier 101 or NGC 5457) is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major." [Source: Wikipedia]

More Info at:
http://messier.seds.org
http://en.wikipedia.org
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Exposure data: QHY8L, TOA130, f/5.4, total of 7 exposures with 15min each, photos stacked via SigmaClip in MaximDL, Crop

 


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