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Contains:  M 101, NGC 5457, NGC 5473, NGC 5477
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M101 from Urban Denver, 


            Ken Sturrock
M101 from Urban Denver
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M101 from Urban Denver

Technical card

Dates:July 19, 2017

Frames: 415x240" bin 0x0

Integration: 27.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.95%

Basic astrometry details job: 1663313

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 20' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.306 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.527 degrees

Field radius: 0.722 degrees

Resolution: 3100x2500


LRGB + Ha of M101 taken from my yard in Denver, Colorado. The images were acquired between April and July of 2017.

I'm sure I could have processed it harder, and may still, but I reached a happy point and decided to quit for now.



Ken Sturrock
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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M101 from Urban Denver, 


            Ken Sturrock