M74 – Spiral Galaxy

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M74 is a beautiful grand-design galaxy in the constellation Pisces, but is also fairly dim and hard to see visually. Captured with QSI683 camera and 11″ Edge SCT at f/10.  LRGB = 32x 10min Lum, with about 16x5min RGB binned 2×2. According to Wikipedia:  Messier 74 (also known as NGC 628) is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces. … Read More