M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

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Mark Griffith

swindon

Teleskop service 12″ Richey-Chretien telescope, Skywatcher EQ8 mount,Atik 383L+ camera, Astronomik LRGB filters,
Astro physics 0.67 reducer, Hutech IDAS light pollution filter.

Clouds staying away tonight. Had a do at this bright galaxy.

Haven’t imaged it for years so long overdue a go.

LRGB image with 5 hours 20 minutes of data. 15 x Lum 6 x Red 6 x Green 5 x Blue 10 minute exposures.

2018-01-18T00:00:00

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