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Observation by Brad Thomas: M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

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Brad Thomas

Observer

Brad Thomas

Observed

2021 Mar 11 - 23:00

Uploaded

2021 Mar 15 - 20:39

Objects

M101
NGC5474

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h02m
Dec: +54°13'
Position angle: +3°05'

Field size

1°47' × 1°09'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher 72ed APO with 0.85 Reducer / Flattener
  • ASI 183mc imaging camera
  • ZWO 30mm mini guide scope
  • ASI290mc guide camera
  • IOptron Smart EQ Pro+ mount
  • UV/IR cut
Exposure

210 seconds - 120 gain / 180 seconds - 100 gain - 264 minutes Total Integration

Location

Surbiton UK

Target name

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Title

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

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Callum Potter
Callum Potter, 2021 Mar 16 - 11:39 UTC

Super shot Brad - helps to view in a darkend room so you can pick up the extents of the fainter arms. Also nice to see NGC 5474 highlighted.

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