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M100 galaxy


One of the many galaxies in the constellation of Coma Berenices (Leo's tail), this one is of the spiral type. There are several other fuzzy blobs in this photo which are also galaxies, of the elliptical type.

 2012 Mar 25

Canon EOS 5D MkII ISO6400 48x32s
254mm Newtonian f=1200mm f/4.8
HEQ5 equatorial mount, driven but not guided
2012 Mar 25 23:02:35-23:31:38 UT
From Rookhope 54.8N 2.1W 330m asl. Rural, almost no light pollution (3 Bortles)

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