Main Menu M101
Exposure 12 x 2.5min
Film/Camera Filter-modified Canon 450d (XSi)
Telescope/Lens Stellarvue EDT 622mm/f6.1
Processing Adobe Photoshop
Date 2009.3.24
Comments M101 is a large face-on spiral galaxy with very low surface brightness. The given distance varies greatly between different sources, but a value around 25 million light years is near the average.

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