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Photographer:

Steve Pastor

Email:

astro3d@pvtnetworks.net

Location of Photo:

Mayhill, NM

Date/Time of photo:

29 March, 3, 29 May 2019

Equipment:

12.5 inch RCOS f/9 astrograph at f/6 (Astro-Physics CCDT67) with a SBIG STF8300m camera (Lum filter) on a Paramount ME

Description:

Messier 101, the Pinwheel Galaxy, is found in the constellation Ursa Major. This luminance image details the spiral structure of the galaxy, which contains many NGC objects. M 101 was discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1781 and was added by Messier to his catalog.

Website:

https://www.facebook.com/steve.pastor.39

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