M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy | Wynn Myers

Photographer
Wynn Myers
Email
wmyers@northstate.net
Location of photo
Uwahrrie, NC
Date/Time of photo
Feb 21, 2009
Equipment
* Orion 120ED Refractor * Atlas EQ-G mount * Orion Starshoot autoguider * Canon 350D DSLR - self modified
Description
The collision of two galaxies. Image was taken from our dark sky spot near Uwharrie, NC. Feb. 21, 2009. Seeing was excellent. The temp was 15 deg. F. • 21x5 min @ 800 ISO lights, darks * Captured and Processed in Nebulosity (Mac version) * Post Processing in Photoshop CS4
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