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M51 and Supernova SN 2011dh, 6-Jun-2011

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M51 and Supernova SN 2011dh

Image Date: 6-Jun-2011
Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: none
Imaging Camera: Pentax ISD-DL
ISO: 1600
Frames: 30 @ 58s
Total Exposure: 29m0s
Processing: DSS, Photoshop
Distance: 23 Mly
 

There was a lot of light in the sky, so a lot of background noise, but capturing a supernova was worth it.