|M100 - Spiral
Galaxy (in Coma Berenices)
image to see the full size picture (1.57"/pixel).
|M100 - Spiral Galaxy, 25.05.2003
(24.05.2003 22:54 - 23:38 UT)
Resolution: 2.36 arcsec/pixel
675SC2 + 0.6FR
Telescope: 8" F6 Orion Europa Newtonian
Result focal ratio: F3.6
Exposure: 55x45s (gain 100%), AMP OFF, DF, FF
Seeing: soft wind
The galaxy is 60 millions
light years distant. It is one of the brightest
members of Virgo galaxy cluster.
1, 55 frames captured and summed in X2 mode in K3CCDTools
2, histogram stretching and gamma 1.20
3, resized to 2/3 of size in Corel PhotoPaint (without
pointer above the picture to see labels.
Click the image to see the full size picture (1.57"/pixel).,
|The same image as above, but
histogram stretching was applied.
Another galaxies - NGC4323, NGC4328 and VCC636
are also visible on the left side.
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Last Update: 26.05.2003