Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  M101  ·  NGC 5422  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5474  ·  NGC 5485  ·  NGC5422  ·  NGC5447  ·  NGC5449  ·  NGC5450  ·  NGC5451  ·  NGC5453  ·  NGC5455  ·  NGC5461  ·  NGC5462  ·  NGC5471  ·  NGC5473  ·  NGC5474  ·  NGC5477  ·  NGC5484  ·  NGC5485  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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M101

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Melior

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600M

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Melior

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i STi

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro The Sky X Pro  ·  CCD Commander  ·  Technical Innovations DomeControl  ·  home written C++

Filters: Astrodon

Accessory: Technical Innovations Dome 6'


Dates:Jan. 16, 2021

Frames: 38x600" (6h 20')

Integration: 6h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 3.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.24%


Astrometry.net job: 4178543

RA center: 14h 3' 23"

DEC center: +54° 17' 41"

Pixel scale: 1.554 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.870 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees


Resolution: 4640x3120

Locations: Private Observatory, Off The Grid with a 6-hour drive for data, Solar Powered, Single Owner, Home Made, Kennedy Meadows in Tulare County, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

M101 is a beautiful face on spiral galaxy in Ursa Major. At a distance of 17.5 million light years and 900 light years across, it appears roughly 22 min arc in diameter. It contains many hot blue young stars, and star forming regions rich in hydrogen alpha. Taken using a 6" F/6.45 Apochromat.
6R 600 sec
12G 600 sec
12B 600 sec
12Ha 1200sec

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Description: M101 Halpha chanel

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