DAVE MASON   ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
PINWHEEL GALAXY

The Pinwheel Galaxy, is a face-on spiral galaxy, 21 million light-years away from earth in the constellation Ursa Major. It is a large galaxy comparable in size to the Milky Way.

Technical info:
TS 80mm f6 APO triplet refractor - Canon 40D + IDAS LPS2 (light pollution) filter - exposure 38x 240sec (Total exposure: 2h 34min)

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