M101 image by Evered Kreimer
Michael Purcell took this CCD image of grand-design spiral M101 from New Mexico on April 16, 1996 at 23:11 with his 10" Meade SCT and ST-7 CCD camera. It is a 15-minutes exposure.
This image of the face-on spiral galaxy M101 was taken by amateurs of the Sternfreunde Breisgau e.V. at the Schauinslandsternwarte with their new CCD camera on a Celestron 11.
Contributed by Peter Suetterlin from the CCD image collection of the `` Sternfreunde Breisgau e.V."
Last Modification: 28 May 1999, 18:00 MET