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m51 - Whirlpool Galaxy | by afrojim123
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m51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

My first attempt at M51.

Canon 400D and 300mm lens.

F10 30x1min 800 ISO exposures.

On Astrotrac mount.

Stacked in DSS and PSP tweaked.

 

Not bad for partly urban light pollution, moon up and OK seeing.

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Uploaded on April 1, 2009