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Whirlpool Galaxy
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Canes Venatici
Distance 37,000,000 ly
More Info
Date 25 Jun 2007 (Summer)
Place Carlsbad, CA
Exposure Data L 180 mins @ -15C
Lum 20x3, 60x2 (bin 1x1)
Notes Imaged over 3 nights just before the Blue moon in June
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 MaxIm DL 4, RegiStar, Photoshop cs3

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