M101 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog: Messier Object 101

Magnitude: 
7.9

Size: 
28.6' x 26.5''

Constellation:

Ursa Major


Common Name or Description:
Bright, irregularly round, very large
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Click Here to Enlarge Wide-field Image w/Tak FSQ refractor
Date Taken:  09/28/03 & 2/13/04             Location:  Mount Pinos, CA - Anza, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FSQ106 scope & SBIG ST10XME camera - widefield
                  Takahashi FS-152 scope & SBIG ST10XME camera - close up

Exposure: 
LRGB = 40/20/20/30 (300 second sub-exposures) widefield
                LRGB = 40/30/30/30 (600 & 300 sec sub-exposures) close up


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