Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade LX6 8"
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i
Mounts
Meade LX6
Software
PixInsight · photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
MTO 1000mm lens
Guiding Cameras
Philips SPC900NC

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 24, 2014
Frames:
36x300" (3h) ISO800 bin 1x1
Integration:
3h
Darks:
40
Flats:
20
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
25.26 days
Avg. Moon phase:
19.28%
Temperature:
8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 295311

RA center: 13h29m51s.1

DEC center: +47°1218

Pixel scale: 0.477 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.399 degrees

Field radius: 0.327 degrees

Resolution: 4026x2862

Locations: Osservatorio di casa, Collio, Brescia, Italy

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