Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

M101 and SN2011fe

01-Mar-2024 14:15 AST 01-Mar-2024 18:15 UTC

M101 and SN2011fe, 19-Sep-2011

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: none
Imaging Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
ISO: 1600
Frames: 18 @ 1m0s
Total Exposure: 17m45s
Processing: DSS, Photoshop
Distance: 21 Mly
I had been trying for weeks to get this supernova before it faded. Finally, the moon went away, and I got a short break between the clouds clearing and the galaxy disappearing into the trees.