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Messier 51a and NGC 5195

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Observer
Geof Lewis
Time of observation
02/05/2020 - 12:12
Object
Messier 51
Observing location
Norfolk, UK
Equipment
C14 XLT scope
QSI583wsg-5 camera
Optec x0.67 telecompressor
Exposure
RGB=24x300s each; L=36x600s; Ha=11x900s
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Geof Lewis recently sent me a number of excellent Messier images which he has been working on during the recent spell of fine weather in the UK.  I was particularly impressed by this image of the interacting galaxies comprising Messier 51, as Geof has brought out very well the various areas of plasma surrounding the galaxies 

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