M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
Near Lindbrook, Alberta Canada
2015-Apr-18
OSC 30x5min, total 2hr 30min
AFX, MaximDL, CPT
E11, 0.7xFR, EQ8, A80Mf, LSX2
The Whirlpool Galaxy is found in the constellation Canes Venatici.
The Whirlpool Galaxy is a large spiral galaxy that is merging with another galaxy. The smaller companion galaxy is NGC 5195.
Images of M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy. Imaged with an NP101is refractor and a 60Da DSLR camera.
NP101is, DSLR
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy. Imaged with an 11" EdgeHD SCT and a Nightscape 8300 OSC camera.
11" EdgeHD, OSC
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