Quick shot of M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy

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In my quest to image remotely I needed a dry run.

Looks like a seahorse to me
Looks like a seahorse to me

Just a quick evening pointing at M51 using NINA and the new Target Scheduler plugin. For some reason the Target Scheduler wasn’t being cooperative, and rather than do the configured “LRGB LRGB dither” it just took whatever images it felt like. I ended up with 33 red, 30 green, and only 16 blue.

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