Galaxy M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy) - 05 March 2011
The M101 Galaxy (also known as Pinwheel Galaxy) is one of the best beautiful spiral galaxies. However, only core is quite symetric. After longer exposures you can see that it is unsymetric. The distance from the Earth is about 25 million light years and you can find it in the constellation of Ursa Major.
|Optics:||Newton 36cm + Paracorr|
|Focal:||1725mm (1500mm*1,15 due to comacorrector)|
|Exposure:||12x10min binning 1x1 filter L|
|Date & time:||05 March 2011|
|Location:||Central Europe, Slovakia, Cadca, village Zakopcie|
|Camera:||SBIG STL 11000M|