Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5422  ·  NGC 5443  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5474  ·  NGC 5475  ·  NGC 5485
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Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
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Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

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Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
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Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Software: FITS LIBERATOR  ·  Registar  ·  Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Extended  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2 DSS 3.3.2


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 519257

RA center: 14h02m33s.1

DEC center: +54°2757

Pixel scale: 5.158 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.568 degrees

Field radius: 1.747 degrees


Resolution: 2109x1226

Description

Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

The Pinwheel Galaxy (also known as Messier 101 or NGC 5457) is a spiral galaxy distanced 21 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

M101 is a relatively large galaxy compared to the Milky Way. With a diameter of 170,000 light-years it is about seventy percent larger.

Mayhill, New Mexico

October 2014

R: 3x600s

G: 3x600s

B: 3x600s

Takahashi FSQ ED 106/530 f/5.0

SBIG STL-11000M

Data and Image Processing: Oliver Czernetz

Software: Fits Liberator, Deep Sky Stacker, RegiStar, Photoshop CS5E.

Hope you like & enjoy, and as always: Feedback highly appreciated. Thanks for looking!

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Messier 101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz