The perfect spiral galaxy - M74

Posted by azstarman01
on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

This is an image of M74. It is a spiral galaxy about 32 million light years away in the constellation Pisces. This galaxy has two clearly defined spiral arms and is sometimes referred to as the perfect spiral galaxy.

September 25 - October 29, 2017
Location: Dark Sky New Mexico
Telescope: Planewave CDK-17
Camera: FLI PL16803
Mount: Paramount ME
Luminance: 25x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Green: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

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