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M51- The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
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M51- The Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 925 C925 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS71ED 2013

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader Luminance Luminance  ·  Baader RGB


Dates:June 21, 2014

Frames: 645x180" (32h 15')

Integration: 32h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 23.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.64%


Astrometry.net job: 4031870

RA center: 13h 29' 55"

DEC center: +47° 13' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.236 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 105.116 degrees

Field radius: 0.231 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States; Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tn, United States; Gee Creek, Delano, Tennessee, United States

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Imaged from January to June 2014. My final edit of M51. Over 640 images (including dark and bias frames) to create this.

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M51- The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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