M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy in LRGB

Photographer
Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez
Email
alibperez@gmail.com
Location of photo
Navas de Estena and Nerpio
Date/Time of photo
July 6, 2016
Equipment
TS 115 Triplet APO Refractor, Takahashi EM-400, Atik 460ex Mono and Baader LRGB filters
Description
Photographed with good sky and New Moon. Good seeing 5/5. Galactic cannibalism is common in our universe, Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) is an example.
Website
https://www.facebook.com/AIP.Astrophotography/
CATEGORIES
Nebula & Galaxy Pictures, Online Gallery
Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez

About Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez

I'm a spanish astrophotographer. Around 2012 I buy my first telescope (70/700 achromatic refractor) and my first Canon DSLR camera and I started taking pictures of the sky and beeing doing it ever since. Currently I have a triplet refractor 115/800 and a monochrimatic ccd. Constantly I avoid light pollution in my city, Madrid, and I have to travel more than 200km usually to take photographs of quality.
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