M101, the PinWheel galaxy


Posted by Dan Kearl on Mon Apr 22, 2024 9:59 pm

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25 million light year away and 170,000 light years across.
Imaged in my yard over 3 nights last week.
Askar 103 scope, 533mc color camera.
22 hours.
PP in Pixinsight, Capture, PS, Affinity
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Apr 23, 2024 6:07 am
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Very cool image, Dan, and thanks for sharing the dimensions.
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by david fletcher on Tue Apr 23, 2024 10:51 am
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A beautiful celestial image Dan. Up there with your best.
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by paul fletcher on Tue Apr 23, 2024 7:54 pm
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Wonderful image, Dan. Always amazing numbers associated with those celestial bodies.
 

by John Labrenz on Wed Apr 24, 2024 1:03 am
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Awesome as always.
Thanks for letting us see these out of the world images
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed Apr 24, 2024 6:22 am
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Perfect name for this amazing galaxy - and what a stunning capture Dan!

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by DavePat on Wed Apr 24, 2024 12:25 pm
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Beautiful again. Lots of O2? Do you ever do any reflection nebulae?
 

by E.J. Peiker on Thu Apr 25, 2024 12:49 pm
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Another awesome time machine shot - this time we travel back 25 million years ago! Amazing!
 

by Peter Ireland on Sun Apr 28, 2024 3:19 am
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It looks like The Time Tunnel.A fantastic capture, once again!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun May 05, 2024 8:32 am
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Unimaginable! 25 million years!! Gorgeous pinwheel.
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