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Pinwheel Galaxy
M101
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Ursa Major
Distance 27,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 03 May 2008 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data L 120 mins @ -20C
Lum 8x15 (bin 1x1)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Vixen VC200L Corrected Reflector
Focal Length 1280mm @f/6.4
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon L
Software CCD Commander, MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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