M61, Spiral Galaxy in Virgo

copyright Robert Gendler 2010

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LRGB 28 Hours

14.5" RCOS (Ion Milled Optics), STL11000

Image data acquired by Ryan Hannahoe





Image acquired from Moorook Obervatory, Australia

(An affiliation of New Mexico Skies)

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 14.5" RC f/9 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM