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Whirlpool Galaxy
M51
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Canes Venatici
Distance 37,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 07 May 2021 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 120:40:40:40 mins @ -25C
Lum 12x15, R 4x10, G 4x10, B 4x10 (bin 1x1)
Notes
Equipment
Optics DSI RC10C Corrected RC Astrograph
Focal Length 1867mm @f/7.3
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera FLI ML-8300
Focuser Built-in Secondary Focuser
Filters FLI CFW2-7, Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Software Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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