Messier 51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy

Miroslav Horvat
Location of photo
Petrova gora, Croatia
Date/Time of photo
February 6th 2016, 1am
Optical system: Skywatcher 200/1000 Camera: Canon 600d Mount and guiding: NEQ6 Pro, SW 9x50 finder guider Guiding camera: QHY5L IIc
The Whirlpool galaxy in constallation Canes Venatici. This image is composed of 19x180 sec exposures taken with ISO 1600. Postprocessing was done in PixInsight 1.8 and Photoshop CS6. For bigger version please go to:
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