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M101


M101

4-12-2019. M101, also know as the Pinwheel Galaxy.

Messier 101 is a very large, relatively nearby, face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (The Big Dipper). I have included a map from Skysafari showing its location.

Image taken by SkyWatcher SW120ED refractor with Orion .85x focal reducer. Camera is a Nikon D3100 DSLR. 32, 60sec images were taken and stacked in DeepSkyStacker. GIMP was used to enhance.
Description above from SkySafari.






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