M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

This is an image of M101, also known as the Pinwheel Galaxy. It is a face-on spiral galaxy about 21 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. It is about 170000 light in diameter with over a trillion stars, making it about twice the size of the Milky Way.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Officina Stellare ProRC 700
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Oria, Almería, Spain
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
06 July 2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon RGB 2GEN
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight and Photoshop
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