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Messier 51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Resolution: 3166x2338

Frames: Baader Luminance 36mm: 58x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 9.7 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1049458

RA center: 202.472 degrees

DEC center: 47.204 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.185 degrees

Field radius: 0.508 degrees

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I've done this object before but this time I wanted more data and I wanted better (higher resolution) data.

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Messier 51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, Madratter