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Astrophotography Photos

Messier 101

I have created this photo a while ago but I just wanted to publish it here anyway to create a beginning on my blog. Down here are the details on the object I tried to capture.

Object:

  • Name: Pinwheel Galaxy
  • NGC catalogue: NGC 5457
  • Right ascension: 14h 3m 13s
  • Declination: +54° 20′ 57″
  • Constellation: Ursa Major

Camera settings:

  • Frame count: 24
  • Shutter speed: 60 seconds
  • Gain: ISO 800
  • Bias frames: 0
  • Dark frames: 0
  • Flat frames: 0

You can find details about my gear on how I make these photos in a post I did before: https://vleeuwen.me/index.php/2020/10/30/astrophotography-gear/