Object Information

Name: M101
Type: Face-on spiral galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Notes: Located 21 million light years away, M101, is very similar in size to our own Milky Way galaxy

Exposure data

Exposure: LRGB = 330:120:120:120 minutes
Processing: MaxIm DL, Registar & Adobe Photoshop CC
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f8 Starfire EDT
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via an Astro-Tech AT65EDQ
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M w/FW5-8300 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -20C
Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 LRGB
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: March 2017

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