Taken 5-Jun-11
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Original file size252 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
M51 with supernova SN2011dh

M51 with supernova SN2011dh

37 million years ago a star in M51 blew up. We finally find out 2 days ago.

Images: 11 x 5 and 8 minutes
ISO: 800
Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
Filter: CLS
Scope: Meade 12" LX200 Classic
Guiding: Orion 80ED piggyback
Reducer: f/6.3