Observation by Ian Sharp: M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

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Mr Ian David Sharp


Ian Sharp


2022 Mar 01 - 00:00


2022 Mar 01 - 10:56



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Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h03m
Dec: +54°21'
Position angle: -91°35'

Field size

0°48' × 0°36'

  • StellaMira 104mm ED2 Triplet f/6.25 APO Refractor
  • 10Micron GM 1000 HPS mount
  • Starlight XPress TRIUS PRO 694 mono CCD camera
  • Starlight Xpress 7 position 1.25" filter wheel
  • Optolong LRGB, Ha, OIII, SII filters
  • Starlight XPress OAG
  • Starlight Xpress LoadStar V2 guide camera

L: 120x300s; R,G,B each 75x300s; Ha: 40 x 900s


PixelSkies, Castilléjar in the province of Granada, Andalucia

Target name

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy


M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

About this image

Taken over several nights in Jan and Feb 2022. Fully calibrated and processed in PixInsight.

Details of the setup in Spain are here: http://www.astro-sharp.com/2021/10/23/my-new-remote-setup-in-spain/

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