Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron NexStar 8SE
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD
Accessories
Celestron f/6.3 FR/FF
Software
DeepSkyStacker · photoshop · EQMOD · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 6, 2012
Frames:
84x300" (7h)
Integration:
7h
Avg. Moon age:
15.17 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.82%

RA center: 13h29m55s.746

DEC center: +47°1153.27

Pixel scale: 0.868 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.237 degrees

Field radius: 0.190 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1273x930

Locations: Stanford Faculty Observatory (Bortle 6 SQM 18.6), Stanford, California, United States

Description

First effort at stacking large numbers of subs and processing.

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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