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M51 - The Whirlpool

Despite the orange skies of south London, M51 still shows all the fine detail that can be obtained!

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File information
Album name:Whitters / Galaxies and Clusters
Rating (7 votes):33333
Link-words:Messier / Galaxy
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:This image was captured at the prime focus of a Celestron C8 using a Starlight Xpress MX916. The C8 is an 8 Inch Schmitt Cassegrain with a 2000mm focal length operating at f10.
Camera and filters used:Starlight Xpress MX916 at prime focus
Filesize:123 KiB
Date added:Apr 27, 2001
Dimensions:400 x 523 pixels
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