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Photographer:

David Rosenthal

Email:

djrLX90@optonline.net

Location of Photo:

Midland Park, NJ USA (40.97N -74.14W)

Date/Time of photo:

04/20/2007 10.00PM EST

Equipment:

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.

Description:

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

Website:

http://www.pbase.com/david_r_astrophotography

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