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M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

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Observer
Ian Rothwell
Time of observation
12/02/2018 - 02:32
Object
M51
Observing location
Bournemouth, Dorset
Equipment
SkyWatcher Explorer 150P
ZWO ASI1600MMCool Pro
ZWO EFW 1.25" x 8
Exposure
5 x each RGB 2min subs, 15 x Lum 40 sec + flats +bias. Dithered
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One of my favorite spiral galaxies.

Of particular interest is its interaction with the neighboring NGC 5195.  

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