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SVX90/152T - M101

SVX90/152T - M101

Posted by Brian Meyers on 14th May 2024

Brian Meyers caught this awesome shot of the Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) in Ursa Major with his SVX90T and SVX152T. This face-on spiral galaxy rests roughly 25 million light-years away from Earth and has a diameter of 170,000 light-years. Possessing somewhere around a trillion stars, it has a disk mass order of 100 billion solar masses, with a central bulge of about 3 billion solar masses.


  • Ha – 5h
  • RGB – 9h
  • Lum – 9h
  • Scope – Stellarvue SVX90T | SVX152T
  • Imaging Cam - ZWO 2600MM Pro
  • Filters – Optolong SHO 3nm | Antlia RGB
  • Mount – Sky Watcher CQ350

For more details and an in-depth look at this image, visit Brian’s AstroBin:

Designations: Messier 101, M101, NGC 5457.


Messier 101 (The Pinwheel Galaxy) - NASA Science. (n.d.).

Wikipedia contributors. (2024, March 27). Pinwheel Galaxy. Wikipedia.