Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5447  ·  NGC 5449  ·  NGC 5450  ·  NGC 5451  ·  NGC 5453  ·  NGC 5455  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5462  ·  NGC 5471  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

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Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) in HaLRGB

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Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) in HaLRGB

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 4, 2019 ·  June 7, 2019 ·  June 8, 2019 ·  June 18, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 36×180(1h 48′) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 38×180(1h 54′) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 12×600(2h) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 175×180(8h 45′) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 34×180(1h 42′) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
16h 9′
Avg. Moon age:
6.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
37.75%

RA center: 14h03m12s.90

DEC center: +54°2057.6

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.976 degrees

Field radius: 0.407 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

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Resolution: 2328x1760

File size: 4.4 MB

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

The Pinwheel Galaxy (Messier 101 or NGC 5457) is a spiral galaxy distanced 21 million light-years away from Earth

M101 is a large galaxy, with a diameter of 170,000 light-years. By comparison, the Milky Way has a diameter of 258,000 light years. It has around a trillion stars, twice the number in the Milky Way.

It has a disk mass on the order of 100 billion solar masses, along with a small central bulge of about 3 billion solar masses.

(desc. credits: Wikipedia)

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