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One-shot color with a light pollution filter was combined with narrowband images to create this capture. It is my most detailed M51 and I believe it captures the delicate and complex beauty of this pair of galaxies.
⭐ This photograph is part of our signature series.
🧭 Where is it? View this image via World Wide Telescope.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1635mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/6.225
Sessions:   2
Captured:   2022-07-28 to 2023-02-23
Lights:   118
Exposure:   300
Total exposure:   9 h
Ra:   13h 29m 52.5s
Dec:   +47° 11' 38.099
Size:   28.487 x 19.441 arcmin
Radius:   0.287 deg
Scale:   0.287 arcsec/pixel