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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Black Diamond 200/1000 F5
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 450D Baader modified and cooled with cold finger
Mounts
Sky-Watcher N-EQ6 SkyScan EVO 1
Filters
CLS EOS clip
Accessories
Baader Planetarium Mark II MPCC Coma Corrector · Lacerta Riduzione Micrometrica 1:10 · Bahtinov mask 8" · EQMOD USB cable
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS6 · Annie's Astro Actions · Digital Photo Professional · EOS Utility · DeepSky Imaging DDS
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 80/400 acro
Guiding Cameras
Astrolumina QHY5L-II Color

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 27, 2014 ·  June 28, 2014 ·  June 29, 2014
Frames:
CLS EOS clip: 19x182" (57' 38") ISO1600
CLS EOS clip: 1x302" (5' 2") ISO1600
CLS EOS clip: 14x604" (2h 20' 56") ISO1600
Integration:
3h 23' 36"
Darks:
7
Flats:
26
Bias:
26
Avg. Moon age:
1.07 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 315477

RA center: 13h30m21s.1

DEC center: +47°1330

Orientation: 113.888 degrees

Field radius: 0.703 degrees

Resolution: 2900x1802

Locations: Villarosa, Villarosa, Enna, Italy

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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