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Pocono Mountain Observatory

The Pocono Mountain Observatory is a privately owned facility             
           located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains PA.

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M-101 (NGC 5457)

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M-101 (NGC 5457)
M-101, (NGC 5457) The Pinwheel Galaxy, is a beautiful Type SAB Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major. The magnitude is 7.9v and is around 27 million light years distance, Image with a Skywatcher Esprit 120ED (first light), Meade LX850 EQ mount, Celestron Nightscape 8300 CCD, 24 - 300 second images stacked. Seeing 5/10 with high haze. Image3/8/2016
Posted on March 13, 2016 Slideshow