Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

M51, Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51, Whirlpool Galaxy, 7-Apr-2012

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
ISO: 1600
Frames: 9 @ 5m0s
Total Exposure: 45m0s
Processing: DSS, GIMP
Distance: 23Mly