M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy

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Steve MacDonald

Cyprus

mage taken over 3 nights – 27/3 to 29/3 from 1930 – 1200 from my backyard observatory in Cyprus
Camera – Moravian G28300 (Horizontal Resolution: 18.1 pixels,Vertical Resolution: 13.7 pixels,
Pixel Size: 5.4 µm)
Telescope – Skywatcher ED80 with flattener/reducer; f6.5
Exposures/Filters – 72 x 300s in lum; 36 x 300s each in RGB

I have framed and cropped so as to leave some of the smaller galaxies in an interesting place.

mage taken over 3 nights – 27/3 to 29/3 from 1930 – 1200 from my backyard observatory in Cyprus
Camera – Moravian G28300 (Horizontal Resolution: 18.1 pixels,Vertical Resolution: 13.7 pixels,
Pixel Size: 5.4 µm)
Telescope – Skywatcher ED80 with flattener/reducer; f6.5
Exposures/Filters – 72 x 300s in lum; 36 x 300s each in RGB

I have framed and cropped so as to leave some of the smaller galaxies in an interesting place.

2017-03-29T00:00:00

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