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Contains:  M 101, NGC 5457, NGC 5477
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Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added, 


            Frank Kane
Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added
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Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added

Technical card

Dates:April 16, 2019

Frames: 343x120"

Integration: 11.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.06%

Basic astrometry details job: 2661244

RA center: 14h 3' 9"

DEC center: +54° 21' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.113 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.351 degrees

Field radius: 0.490 degrees

Resolution: 2050x2413

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard


It's not going to win any awards, but given that this was taken under a bright moon and in a red zone for light pollution, I'll take it! Clear skies have been so rare lately, I'll take what I can get.



Frank Kane
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added, 


            Frank Kane
  • Final
    Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added, 


            Frank Kane


Description: Did a better job cleaning up the light pollution

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Pinwheel / M101 with Ha added, 


            Frank Kane