M101, Spiral Galaxy In Ursa Major

 

m101

Object:
M101  (Numerous other galaxies can be seen in this field)
Coordinates:
RA = 14h 03m, DEC = +54 21'
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm refractor
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & PHD2 guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QHY163M
Filters/Exposures:
Sixteen 4-minute RGB exposures and ten 4-minute Ha exposures (3-hours 52-minutes total).  Stacked in MaximDL, and processed in Photoshop CS6.
Shooting Location:
Staunton River Star Party at the Staunton River State Park in Scottsburg, VA.
Date/Time:
16 & 17 March 2018, UT
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