Location of Photo:
Midland Park, NJ USA (40.97N -74.14W)
Date/Time of photo:
04/20/2007 10.00PM EST
Imaged through William Optics ZenithStar 66SD Doublet APO with William Optics 0.8X FR/FF. Piggybacked on polar aligned Meade LX90 8". Imaged with a stock Canon EOS300D unguided.
This shot shows the face-on spiral Galaxy M101 better known as the Pinwheel Galaxy. Also captured in this filed, and annotated as such, are 5 far more distant galaxies: NGC5422, NGC5473, NGC5474, NGC5485 and UGC8837