The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Posted by Brock
on Monday, May 13, 2013

Image taken over two nights.

Telescope Celestron c11   Camera Canon 60DA FR6.3
 ISO 1600 260 seconds   15 exposures
  ISO 1600 240 seconds    15 exposures

The Whirlpool Galaxy (also known as (Messier 51a, M51a, or NGC 5194) is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy that is estimated to be 23 ± 4 million light-years from the Milky Way Galaxy '

Al Broxton
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