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Image submitted by Alan Jefferis

My garden observatory has been sadly neglected for a number of months but at the end of last month I was able to give it a go again.
I imaged the Pinwheel galaxy, M101, in Ursa Major.
Atik One-6 CCD camera on Altair 10" Ritchey-Chretien SCT. 75 minutes luminance and 15 minutes each R, G and B. One minute subs because I couldn't get the guiding part of the software to work.
Processed in Maxim DL and Photoshop.