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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Muhammad Ali
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2719x2039

Dates:March 10, 2019

Frames: 253x60"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.40% job: 2579063

RA center: 202.473 degrees

DEC center: 47.198 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.392 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.404 degrees

Field radius: 0.185 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Elk Grove, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


This is my first galaxy shot with Edge11. My northern skies have a lot of city light pollution so it was a difficult target for me. All exposures were limited to 60 seconds.



Muhammad Ali
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Muhammad Ali