Image of the spiral galaxy M61 by Jack Newton.
This image was taken by Jack Newton in East Sooke, British Columbia. He uses a Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST 6 CCD camera at the Newtonian focus of his 25 inch f5 telescope. The image is a tri-colour composite, approximately 5 minute exposures.
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Martin Germano obtained this image of M61 and some field around it.
Last Modification: 27 Jun 1999, 16:00 MET