M101 and NGC5474


M101 framed with NGC5474, two spiral galaxies in Ursa Major. I still have to add Hydrogen Alpha data to it, but I wanted to process it quickly to see what the OSC camera looked like.

Image Details:

Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD with a Starizona Hyperstar @F2.2

Celestron CGEM DX mount on a SkyShed Pier in a SkyShed POD

ZWO ASI2600mc-pro Imaging Camera

Astronomik UV/IR Filter

ZWO ASI224mc Guide Camera

Svbony 60mm Guidescope

ZWO ASIair Pro for image acquisition and gear control.

Image Specs:

40 x 300 second exposed images at Gain 100

Camera sensor cooled to -10°C

Calibrated (with darks, flats, dark flats) and stacked in Astro Pixel Processor and post processed in PixInSight.


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