Updated 22 Mar 97

Whirpool Galaxy

Whirlpool Galaxy, M51

Here is a photo of M51 taken through a Celestron CG-11 (with focal reducer yielding 1765mm @ F6.3). Film was Kodak Royal Gold 1000, exposure was 2 minutes 30 seconds. No guiding corrections were made during the exposure. Photo taken from Blanford, MA USA on 16 March 1997.

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