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Whirlpool galaxy

By nytecam
Taken earlier this week from my garden via my guided Meade telescope with Starlight Xpress Lodestar astro-cam* in 6 min exp.

The Whirlpool galaxy [M51] is so far away that light took 23 million years to reach the camera and M51 is considered a nearby galaxy! It's BIG out there Wink

*my cam is not listed on forum so dummy entry made to pass system!

Tags: Specialist and abstract Telescope meade lodestar starlight xpress camera astro m51 whirlpoo galaxy

Voters: NaturesHaven, Niknut,

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Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
19 Apr 2012 9:58AM
just seen your note about camera...and added to database for you? It will appear in future uploads Smile

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