Pinwheel Galaxy in Widefield

Widefield astrophotography image of galaxy Messier 101, the Pinwheel Galaxy. Taken by an amateur astrophotographer in June 2020.
Messier 101 Widefield, taken June 2020

After several nights of frustration with nebula near the Milky Way, I decided to look to the North Western sky and an old favourite, the Pinwheel Galaxy Messier 101.

Taken with the widefield RedCat51, 2 minute exposures with the autoguider gave pinpoint stars with lots and lots of colour. You can clearly see it’s companion galaxy, as well as a few other fainter ones in the distance.

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