Astrodvorek Kamenne Zehrovice


M 99 


M99 is an interesting spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices and a (maybe relatively new) member of the Virgo galaxy cluster. A close encounter with another galaxy in the past may be responsible for the apparent spiral arms distorsion. Also my first image with the (new) Newton.

Optics:       NoName Newton 192/800
                   +GPU c.c.

amera:    Atik 428EX
Filters:        LRGB Baader

Mount:      SW AZEQ-5
Guider:       Lacerta MGEN

Exposure:  47x5 min. (L)
x5 min. (R, G, B each), bin 2x2
Software:  PixInsight, Photoshop
24.3. 2015

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