I would like to share with you some of the photos of Whirpool Galaxy. I had to process the raw FITS image, but it did not have enough pixels. So I made my best.
What do you think, can you see the arms of the galaxy? The first three images are my own and the last one is the picture how the galaxy looks like.
Image processed in red:
Zoom of the part with the galaxy:
And here is the image of the Whirpool Galaxy how it should look like in real. Of course, this image is taken with some different telescope 🙂
Exposure Time: 60.00 sec.
Focus Value: 1600
Right Ascension: 13h 30.6m
Declination: 47 degrees 06 minutes
Altitude: 46 degrees 28.1 minutes
Azimuth: 306 degrees 54.1 minutes
Hour Angle: 03h 36.1m
Local Siderial Time: 10:05:35
Greenwich Mean Time: 03:54:23
End Exposure: 08:55:25 PM
CCD Temp: 276.00
Ambient Temp: 297.00
Circuit Temp: n/a
Finder Offsets: none
The last image source: NASA