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Whirlpool Galaxy
M51
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Canes Venatici
Distance 37,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 06 Jul 2005 (Summer)
Place Carlsbad, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 60:30:30:30 mins @ -15C
Lum 4x15, R 3x10, G 3x10, B 3x10 (bin 1x1)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Celestron C11 Carbon Fiber SCT w/XLT
Focal Length 1764mm @f/6.3
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Optec TCF-S
Filters CFW8A, Astrodon LRGB
Software CCDSoft, Photoshop

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