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Images of M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" taken from Butterpot Park (near St. John's), Newfoundland.
Photographed by Chris Stevenson February 10, 2007

M51 photographed from Butterpot Park (near St. John's) on February 10, 2007 by Chris Stevenson, imaged through R.B.'s scope - 15 minutes before it clouded over! Tracking was not perfect for two of the four exposures, and no calibration was performed whatsoever - just a quick snap (which was also be mirror-reversed, since a diagonal was used). Canon EOS 350D, 4 x 120s at ISO 1600, co-added in Registax4, cropped and levels)

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