M51 | Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson
Location of photo
Port Republic, MD
Date/Time of photo
April 20 11:00pm EDT
Orion Skyview Pro 8" eq reflector with Pentax K1000 SLR film camera and Fuji Superia. 8 mins at ISO 400. Manually guided using Stellarvue 9X50 finderscope, Celestron 2x Ultima barlow, and Meade illuminated reticle plossl with Rigel pulse guide. Noise reduction and image sharpening in Photoshop.
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