Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 101, NGC 5457
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101, 


            Josh Woodward
The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101
Powered byPixInsight

The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101

Technical card

Dates:June 3, 2019June 4, 2019

ZWO L 1.25": 225x60" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO RGB 1.25" Filters: 126x180" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.1 hours

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 0.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.73%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 25.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2730960

RA center: 14h 3' 12"

DEC center: +54° 21' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.615 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.159 degrees

Field radius: 0.340 degrees

Resolution: 3180x2382

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard


I have always struggled with this object, so I went all in and tried to drown my problem with data.



Josh Woodward
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101, 


            Josh Woodward