Wide field M51

Wide Field M51 by Chris Lock, Ipswich, UK.

Chris Lock


The Image was taken with a Canon 1100D DSLR on my WO ZS66 Apo with a mk1 HEQ5 mount unguided.

This widefield image of M51 comprised of 160×120 second exposures stacked in Deep Sky Stacker with 2xDrizzle, and levels and curves in Paint Shop Pro.