Messier 101

    NGC 5457

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Sc spiral galaxy
Constellation Ursa Major
Coordinates RA:14h 03m 13s  D:+54 21' 03"
Magnitude 7,9
Size 28,5x28,2 arc min


Optics Takahashi BRC f/5
Mount GM 2000
Camera Cooled Canon 50-DH at -3 C (external temperature 11 C)
Exposure 16x20 minutes, 800 ISO
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT)


Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).