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Observation by Peter Mulligan: M101

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Peter Mulligan

Observer

Peter Mulligan

Observed

2019 Apr 11 - 22:07

Uploaded

2019 Apr 12 - 16:49

Objects

M101

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h03m
Dec: +54°17'
Position angle: +99°54'

Field size

1°15' × 0°50'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher 200p on EQ5
  • Canon 1100D
Exposure

45-50sec, 800ISO

Location

Sheffield, UK

Target name

M101

Title

M101

About this image

M101 is a much larger stellar city than ours its diameter is about 170 thousand light years. Some estimates say that its stellar population is about one trillion!

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