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Wide field image of the Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 – The Pinwheel Galaxy – Wide Field

 

Photographed on: April 18, 2015

Telescope: Explore Scientific ED80 with WO Flat III 0.8x FR/FF
Mount: Sky Watcher HEQ-5 Pro Synscan
Guiding: Meade DSI Pro II and PHD Guiding
Guide Scope: Orion Mini 50mm
Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Modified)
Processing Software: Deep Sky Stacker, Photoshop CC

Guided with PHD Guiding
Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker
Processed in Adobe Photoshop CC

 

 

Where to find M101 – The Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major

Messier Object Catalogue – Star Chart: M101

 

Find M101 in the big dipper constellation