M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

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Image:  M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy Scope - Mount:   Celestron HD8 - Celestron CGE mount
Constellation:    Canes Venatici Camera:    QSI 583wsg
Imaged at:    Anza, CA Total Exposure Time:    Three hours, 15 minutes total (LHaRGB) 
Date imaged:  Apr., 16, 2010 Approximate FOV:  30' x 23'
Guided?:  PHD w/SX Lodestar

Filters used:     L/R/G/B/Ha

For further information, see:   http://messier.seds.org/m/m051.html