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M 101, Pinwheel Galaxy with Supernova

Location: LB Pearson College of the Pacific, Metchosin, BC.

Date: September 03, 2011

Equipment: Telescope: Astrotech AT8RC, Mount: EQ6 autoguided with Orion Autoguider camera and PHD software.

Imaging Camera: Orion SSPro, v1, MaximDLE software

Exposures: Lights - 7 X 900 seconds, Darks - 4 X 900 seconds, Flats 20 X .30 s using an electroluminescent panel and 20 Bias frames processed with ImagesPlus, PhotoShop and NoiseNinja.

Note: Excellent seeing conditions with no layer of marine air.

M 101, Pinwheel Galaxy with Supernova