Galaxy M51 flyby

Galaxy M51 flyby

Over the first few days of May, comet C/2102 K1 (PANSTARRS) flew past galaxy M51 (The “Whirlpool” Galaxy).  On the night of 2 May, I was out on the Tebay Road until the very late early hours of 3 May, making just about every mistake in the book as I tried to assemble a three-frame mosaic of … Continue reading