The small patch at the bottom is another galaxy,       NGC 5474

 

 

M101 galaxy in Ursa Major

(Pinwheel Galaxy)

2006 Apr 21, Vantaa

Canon 300D

TMB80 refractor, at f/6

66 x 90 s at ISO1600

Processed with Iris.

Image width is about 1,4°.

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