Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5477
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M101, pinwheel galaxy, 


            Paul May
M101, pinwheel galaxy
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M101, pinwheel galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP 101

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G Orion Atlas Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: Photoshop CC 2015  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool v3.31  ·  Images Plus 6.5  ·  pixsinsight 1.8.6 Ripley

Filters: Astronomik LRBG

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2212586

RA center: 14h 3' 6"

DEC center: +54° 21' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.011 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.397 degrees

Field radius: 0.678 degrees

Resolution: 1671x1762

Data source: Traveller


M101 imaged June 2018 from Cherry Springs Pa.
Camera: Atik 383L
Telescope: Tele Vue 101
Mount: Orion Atlas
guiding with the orion 50 mini scope and Orion SSAG
Data acquisition: APT
Processing software: Photoshop,Image Plus, and Pixinsight
shot 2.5 hrs of Luminance binned 1x1
RBG 1 hr each binned 2x2



Paul May
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M101, pinwheel galaxy, 


            Paul May