Galaxy

M101 2016-05-06

M101 2016-05-06

M101 (or Pinwheel Galaxy) is a face-on spiral galaxy in 20 million lightyears distance. It has very low surface brightness which makes it a very difficult object for the naked eye.

 

Rig:

70mm TS ED refractor

Canon EOS 1000Da

M31 2015-10-03

M31 2015-10-03

M101 2014-06-06

M101 2014-06-06

The nice face-on spiral galaxy M101. This is the first image I have aquired with autoguiding for longer exposures. Additionally I have used my new field flattener for the first time. This image consists of five 2-minute exposures at ISO400 with my astro enhanced Canon EOS 1000D(a).

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M82 (Cigar Galaxy) 2013-04-24

M82 (Cigar Galaxy) 2013-04-24

Messier 82 (also known as NGC 3034, Cigar Galaxy or M82) is the prototype nearby starburst galaxy about 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. The starburst galaxy is five times as bright as the whole Milky Way and one hundred times as bright as our galaxy's center.

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M31 (Andromeda galaxy) 2012-09-08

M31 (Andromeda galaxy) 2012-09-08

The Andromeda Galaxy  is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years (2.4×1019 km) from Earth in the Andromeda constellation.

Beobachtungsbericht: Wiesen im Spessart 07.03.2010

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