Pinwheel Galaxy (M101; NGC 5457)

 

A popular large spiral galaxy in Ursa Major, which is seen face-on. It is estimated to be at a distance of 15 million light years.

 Date

 2000-04-30 22:45 CET

 Location

 Waldviertel, backyard

 Condition

 +8°C

 Film

 Kodak Elite Chrome 200 (ED)

 Exposure Time

 90 minutes

 Optics

 Meade 10" f/6,3 + GEG + Canon EOS 5000

Mount & Guiding

G-11 & ST-4. ST-4 Exposure Time was 3 Maximum Error was A3

Processing

 


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