Hall's Harbour Observatory,   Hall's Harbour, NS

M51

07-Apr-2020 04:29 ADT 07-Apr-2020 07:29 UTC


M51, 4-Jun-2013

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
ISO: 400
Frames: 6 @ 5m0s, 6 @ 2m0s
Total Exposure: 42m
Processing: DSS, PixInsight
Distance: 23 Mly
 
First light at my new observing site.
Yes, darker skies make a difference!