|M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Common Name or Description: Whirlpool Galaxy - spiral galaxy
|Date Taken: 6/22/06 Location: Idyllwild, CA
Equipment: RCOS 12.5" telescope @f8 & SBIG STL 4020 CCD camera
Exposure: LRGB = 120/20/20/20
Notes: This year's M51 attempt in the never ending effort to get a really good M51 image - wait 'till next year!