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Observation by Mike Greenhill-Hooper: Pinwheel galaxy

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Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observer

Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observed

2021 Apr 07 - 22:00

Uploaded

2021 Apr 09 - 14:55

Objects

M101

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h03m
Dec: +54°21'
Position angle: -84°46'

Field size

0°32' × 0°25'

Equipment
  • Celestron C11 on SkyWatcher NEQ6 mount; f6.3 focal reducer
  • Orion Starshoot autoguider (OAG)
  • Atik 383L one shot colour camera
Exposure

17x5min binned + 17x5min unbinned

Location

Miradoux, S.W. France

Target name

M101

Title

Pinwheel galaxy

About this image

Hoped to add duo-band images, but lost power to telescope preventing these being taken.

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