Flintstone Stargazing

April 12, 2010

M101-Pinwheel Galaxy on 4/11/10

Filed under: astronomy, Astrophotography, Messier Objects, Observation Journal — Tags: — Ed @ 1:56 am

After finishing M51, I took a bunch of shots of M101 – the pinwheel galaxy. I’d like to add some more time to this one, but it turned out pretty nice and I captured at least 4 other galaxies in the image.

Finally, I bagged 7 more Messier’s visually for my Messier pin (just 15 or so to go) and then looked at Saturn for a bit before heading to bed.


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