Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5173  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD 55 SN6

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD 55 SN6

Guiding cameras: Canon EOS 450D modified  ·  QHY5

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6


Dates:July 1, 2014

Frames: 23x300" (1h 55')

Integration: 1h 55'

Avg. Moon age: 3.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 310445

RA center: 13h29m57s

DEC center: +47°1113

Pixel scale: 1.882 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -31.297 degrees

Field radius: 0.668 degrees


Resolution: 620x435

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