Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  M101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5477  ·  NGC5447  ·  NGC5449  ·  NGC5450  ·  NGC5451  ·  NGC5453  ·  NGC5455  ·  NGC5461  ·  NGC5462  ·  NGC5471  ·  NGC5477  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: CCDWare CCD Stack2  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS Extended

Filters: Blue  ·  Green  ·  Baader Red  ·  Baader Luminance


Dates:April 12, 2020

Frames:
Baader Luminance: 25x600" (4h 10') -42C bin 1x1
Baader Red: 10x600" (1h 40') -42C bin 1x1
Blue: 10x600" (1h 40') bin 1x1
Green: 10x600" (1h 40') -42C bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 10'

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 19.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 3472023

RA center: 14h 2' 59"

DEC center: +54° 22' 47"

Pixel scale: 1.977 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.767 degrees

Field radius: 0.625 degrees


Resolution: 1305x1863

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

The Pinwheel Galaxy is a face-on spiral galaxy distanced 21 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Ursa Major.

Image data acquired by Muir Evenden and processed by Utkarsh Mishra and Michael Petrasko from Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach remote telescope ATEO-1.

Image set can be subscribed to and downloaded from Insight Observatory's "Starbase" image set repository.

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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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