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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21
Pinwheel Galaxy M101 @ 2016-10-04 | 20:10 ~ 20:19 UTC +2
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Pinwheel Galaxy, Astrophotography by Gerard



Frames / Subs



  • Date: Tue Oct 4th 2016

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 794 x 549 pixels
  • Image Scale: 4.908 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 04' 48''
  • RA Center: 14h 04m 10s
  • DEC Center: 54º 05' 17''
  • Orientation: -134.936 degrees E of N

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