Astrophotography by Rich

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

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OBJECT: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
DISTANCE: 23.16 million light years
DATE: May 2017
LOCATION: Cave Creek
OPTICS: Celestron C11
EXPOSURE: 10 3 minute exposures
ISO: 800
CAMERA: Canon T3i (600D)
LENS: None
PROCESSING: Processed with PixInsight