Pinwheel Galaxy: This is a cropped version of the wide angle view of M 101.Wide Angle view.

Object Pinwheel Galaxy
Category Galaxies
Designation M 101
Constellation Ursa Majoris
Optics TMB 130 f/6
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera QHY8/ALccd 6c
Exposure 28 x 5min, IDAS LPS filter, Maxim DL for image acquisition
Calibration No Dark- and Flat Frame
Guiding Meade DSI Pro II and TMB 80 as Guide Scope, Guiding Software: Maxim DL
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop
Location-Date Eningen, Germany - 19 June 2007
Remark First Light for AP 900 GTO! Haze and only average seeing.
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