Galaxy - Dr. Johannes Schilling, Lonsee
Messier 51 in Canes Venatici, Whirlpool Galaxy – Dr. Johannes Schilling, Lonsee

Messier 51 in Canes Venatici, 28 Millions LY distance.

Observed and sketched with 406mm Newton, 77X and 218X  (of course with no assistance of any foto).

Total time for observing: 5h 30min on several nights with very transparent and dark skies in spring 2014.

Observer: Dr. Johannes Schilling, Lonsee, Swabian Mountains.

 

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