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The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101, 


            Angelo F. Gambino

The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT C8 - riflettore aplanatico Cassegrain – diametro 200 mm – f/10 – focale 2.032 mm.

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MC Color

Focal reducers: Celestron f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely

Filters: ZWO 1.25" LRGB

Integration: 0.0 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 3050302

Resolution: 1415x958

Data source: Traveller


The Pinwheel Galaxy taken in two different nights for a net exposure of 20 minutes.
Many frames were omitted due to the not optimal tracking of the guide star during the acquisition.



The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101, 


            Angelo F. Gambino