Amateur Astrophotography exploring the beauty of the night sky!
Monday, October 31, 2011
Messier 74 is a face on spiral g
alaxy located in the constellation Pisces. Approximately 30 million light years away.
Imaged at Zodiac Ranch near Fort Davis, TX on October 30, 2011. 2-min exposure. Total exposure time was 44 min.
Captured using a QHY8 CCD color camera and autoguided using an Orion Star Shoot autoguider piggybacked on a Celestron 11" SCT.
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