I took a picture of M51 from my backyard

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Just to be sure, the M51 is not in your backyard, right?

FilipPol

31 million light-years away from Earth – That’s some telescope.

h2ohow

For someone that would like to start watching and taking pictures like that from the sky, what would be your recommendation about equipment? I have been researching for some time but there is so many options that I get overwhelmed and end up with not getting anything… Could you share the equipment you use?

VixzerZ

I’m high as fück right now, but if ever I was granted a superpower. It would be to fly thru space and see it all. Thank you for this pic. It’s making my high even higher.

hunterpkp

Amazing! Is it visible to the naked eye at all?

HelloAniara