Updated: 5.4.04

Here is my second attempt at the Whirlpool Galaxy, M51, with the H9C. The first try was a quick test of the then-new camera! Conditions were good (both seeing and transparency) during imaging. This shot was taken during the Chiefland Spring Star Party.

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Image info:

12"LX200 on a Losmandy Titan Mount

Starlight Express

38x4 mins

f/5.3 (Optec FR)

Acquired and processed in Maxim (no darks and no flats)

guided with an STV on a piggybacked Sky90 refractor


Chiefland Spring Star Party