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Observation by Ian Rothwell: M101 and dwarf companions

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Ian Rothwell

Observer

Ian Rothwell

Observed

2019 Mar 31 - 23:36

Uploaded

2019 Apr 01 - 12:21

Objects

M101

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h03m
Dec: +54°12'
Position angle: -71°19'

Field size

1°06' × 0°51'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150P
  • ZWO ASI1600MMPro-Cool
Location

Bournemouth

Target name

M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)

Title

M101 and dwarf companions

About this image

M101 and it's two companion dwarf galaxies, 11th mag NGC5474 (bottom right corner) and 14th mag NGC5477 (below and to left of M101). NGC5474 is classified as a peculiar galaxy.

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