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    Default M51 Fifteen minutes of fame..



    Here's another from last night. I got started late so I only got 4x300 second of the whirl pool before it dropped behind the trees in my back yard.

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    Nice image.
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    Default Re: M51 Fifteen minutes of fame..

    Yeah this image wasn't my target that night. So I just got it a few times while waiting on the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas to come into my view.

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