M101: The Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101, the Pinwheel Galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (the Big Dipper). This is a face-on spiral galaxy, prominantly displaying its asymmetric spiral structure. It lies approximately 27 million light years away, and is nearly twice the size of our own galaxy.
| ||Optics:||Canon 500mm lens + 1.4x teleconverter|| |
|Camera:||astro-modified Canon T5i|| |
|Exposure info:||111 x 120-180 secs, iso 800, f/5.6 and f/8|| |
|Filters used:||none|| |
|date:||April-May, 2015|| |