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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Peter Strapp
Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO 8" f/4 Newtonian
Imaging Cameras
Sony A200
Mounts
HEQ5 Pro
Filters
Light pollution filter
Software
Photoshop · Guidemaster · Cartes du Ciel · BackyardEOS
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Heritage 130P
Guiding Cameras
Microsoft Xbox 360 Live Vision

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 6, 2011
Frames:
38x240" (2h 32')
Integration:
2h 32'
Avg. Moon age:
5.47 days
Avg. Moon phase:
30.16%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 311456

RA center: 13h29m56s.2

DEC center: +47°1142

Pixel scale: 1.535 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.028 degrees

Field radius: 0.392 degrees

Resolution: 620x398

Data source: Backyard

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Peter Strapp